Moran's career has included periods at major media outlets: Senior correspondent, MSNBC.com (2003-05); senior producer, International News and Special Reports, MSNBC.com (1996-2003); U.S. affairs analyst, BBC World Service (1993-96); senior editor, Radio Free Europe (1990-93), former reporter for Associated Press, "St. Petersburg Times, Sarasota Herald-Tribune"(1985-88).
Moran also served as Hearst New Media Fellow at Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and was a longtime board member of the Overseas Press Club, as well as a judge of its annual awards. His work has appeared in the "New York Times, The Washington Post, Newsweek, The Economist, The Spectator" (UK), "The Guardian, The New Leader, " and has spoken on National Public Radio and in many other outlets. He has lectured at dozens of universities and think tanks around the world.
From 2005 to June 2009, he served as executive editor of CFR.org, the website of the Council on Foreign Relations. Moran is also a foreign affairs columnist for Globalpost.com, and a member of the communications advisory board of Human Rights Watch. From 2009 to May 2011, he served as vice president, executive editor and senior geostrategy analyst at Roubini Global Economics, the macro/strategy consultancy founded by economist Nouriel Roubini.
Praise for Artie Bennett's The Butt Book:
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