Carrie Sheffield is founder of Bold, a digital news network committed to bipartisan dialogue & innovation for people, business & communities. Carrie co-hosts Bold TV, created in partnership with Al Roker Entertainment.
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.
Carrie 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 municipal credit risk, and at Moody’s Investors Service, she rated healthcare bonds. Carrie later researched for Edward Conard, Bain Capital founding partner and American Enterprise Institute scholar, and spoke at the U.S. Senate alongside key senators in favor of landmark tax reforms passed by Congress in 2017.
Carrie analyzed the 2014 Election Day results for MSNBC and interviewed House Speaker Paul Ryan at the 2016 Conservative Political Action Conference airing live on CSPAN. She provided analysis for Fox News’ first 2016 GOP presidential primary debate, co-moderated a U.S. House congressional debate in Harlem and debated Tom Brokaw on MSNBC under host Chuck Todd the night of the 2016 Vice Presidential debate. Carrie discussed media bias on President Trump’s Facebook page and during a Fox & Friends appearance the President re-tweeted. She analyzed the 2018 White House Correspondents’ Dinner as a CNN guest and live-tweeted for CNN Opinion on Election Day 2018. On the lighter side, she sparred on HBO’s “Real Time with Bill Maher” and responded to a bantering from Trevor Noah of “The Daily Show.”
A public affairs volunteer for Silicon Harlem, Carrie is a member of The National Press Club and served as Warren Brookes Journalism Fellow at Competitive Enterprise Institute. She is a 2018 winner of the William F. Buckley Awards by America’s Future Foundation and named a Most Inspiring New Yorker by Bumble, a social connection app with more than 40 million global users.