Carrie Sheffield is a Manhattan-based columnist and broadcaster. She is the founder of Bold, a digital news and cultural platform for a new generation of thinkers and creators. With Clay Aiken, Carrie co-hosts Bold TV, produced by Al Roker Media.
A Salon contributor and an adviser to Lincoln Network, she appears on Fox News, Fox Business Network, CNN, MSNBC, CNBC, HBO’s Real Time with Bill Maher, CBS, Fusion, and The Blaze. Carrie has published in The Wall Street Journal, TIME, USA Today, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Huffington Post, Bustle, American Spectator and Daily Caller.
She began her journalism career in Washington with Robert Novak, later covering Congress for The Hill. A founding reporter at POLITICO, Carrie contributed on political economy at Forbes, wrote editorials for The Washington Times under Tony Blankley and advised the digital Millennial women’s site Bustle.com.
Passionate about foreign affairs, Carrie reported on the 25th anniversary of perestroika in Moscow, North-South Korean relations from Seoul, the Beijing Olympics in China, and Egyptian political reforms in Cairo. She also wrote on geopolitical positioning and freedom of speech in Qatar and was a correspondent for The Jerusalem Post covering the Israeli parliament.
Carrie spent several years in financial services. At Goldman Sachs, she managed credit risk on a portfolio with potential exposure $1.97 billion. At Moody’s, she led analysis on a $5.5 billion bond portfolio. She later researched for Edward Conard, Bain Capital founding partner and American Enterprise Institute scholar, and served as Warren Brookes Journalism Fellow at Competitive Enterprise Institute.
Carrie earned a master’s in public policy from Harvard University, concentrating in business policy. She has a B.A. in communications at Brigham Young University and completed a Fulbright fellowship in Berlin.
A media liaison for Silicon Harlem, Carrie is also a member of The National Press Club and a Tribeca Disruptive Innovation Awards Fellow.