Carrie Sheffield analyzes politics, policy and culture from Manhattan. She is an online columnist for Forbes, where she authors the "Common Sense" blog on political economy, foreign affairs and culture.
Previously a bond analyst for Moody's Investors Service, she also worked as a municipal credit risk analyst for Goldman Sachs.
She began her journalism career in Washington with the late columnist Robert Novak, later writing on healthcare and general politics for The Hill newspaper before working as a founding reporter at POLITICO. Carrie later joined The Washington Times as an editorial writer under the late Tony Blankley, covering Capitol Hill and foreign policy.
Passionate about foreign affairs, Carrie reported internationally about the 25th anniversary of perestroika in Moscow, North-South Korean relations in Seoul, the Beijing Olympics in China, and political reforms in Egypt. She also reported on the geopolitical positioning of Qatar and served as a correspondent for The Jerusalem Post covering the Israeli parliament.
She has written for The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Huffington Post, American Spectator and Daily Caller. She hosted a daily Web TV series for WashingtonTimes.com and provided on-air commentary for MSNBC, NPR Boston and CBS Radio.
Carrie earned a master’s in public policy from Harvard University, concentrating in business policy. After obtaining a B.A. in communications from Brigham Young University, she completed a Fulbright journalism fellowship in Berlin.