Andy Glass is a Politico contributing editor
in October 2006, I joined the editorial staff of POLITICO, a publication based in Washington, D.C.,
metropolitan area with an extensive multimedia presence. It began publishing
both in print and on the web on Jan. 23, 2007. We offer our readers and
viewers intensive and incisive coverage of Congress, the executive branch and
the national political scene. The newspaper normally appears five days a week
whenever Congress is in session and once a week when it is not. It is owned
by Allbritton Communications, a privately held media company that owned
and operated, among other properties, WJLA (Channel 7) and Channel 8 in the
Until undertaking this new post, I wrote a weekly column for The Hill, another Washington-based newspaper that covers Congress, after having served as the paperŐs senior editor in 2002 and as its managing editor from January 2003 until April 2004.
In 2005 and 2006 I taught a course in media ethics as an adjunct lecturer at the Philip Merrill School of Journalism at the University of Maryland in College Park.
In my prior journalistic career, I served for
28 years as a reporter, bureau chief, and senior correspondent for Cox Newspapers in its Washington
Bureau, which closed in 2009. I stepped down as the Cox bureau chief in
December 1997 after serving more than 20 years in that post. During my
tenure, Cox published 17 daily newspapers and 25 non-dailies in six states:
From 1980 through 2001, I wrote a weekly column on national and foreign affairs for the Cox Newspapers. My Cox column was also syndicated by the New York Times News Service for potential use by some 650 newspapers worldwide. Some of my columns from those years are still available online.
During the 2001 fall semester, I served as a
research fellow at the Joan Shorenstein Center on the Press,
Politics and Public Policy
at the John
F. Kennedy School of Government of Harvard University in
Over the years, I've appeared on such television "newsmaker" programs, among others, as NBC's "Meet the Press," CBS' "Face the Nation," ABC's "Good Morning America," CNN's "Crossfire" and CSPAN's "Washington Journal."
Prior to joining Cox and POLITICO, I had
viewed the Washington scene, both as a
journalist and as a senatorial aide, since 1962. I covered the White House and Congress for the Washington Post, Newsweek and the former
In 1960, after completing my military
service, I became a business and financial reporter for the Herald Tribune. In 1962, the
newspaper assigned me to its
In that year, I served as a consultant to Sen.
of Pennsylvania, then minority leader of the Senate, and then as
campaign press secretary to Sen.
Jacob K. Javits
I've traveled widely, including many trips to
I belong to the American Society of News Editors, the National Press Club, the Cosmos Club, and the Metropolitan Club of Washington. (In 2001, I served as president of the Gridiron Club. The club has 65 active members drawn from all sectors of the Washington journalism community and puts on an annual skit for its guests, who in 2001, the year of my presidency, included, among others, then President Bush and Vice President Cheney.)
I was born in 1935 in Warsaw, Poland, and became an
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