Metropolitan Magazine MAY 2019

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INFLUENCER

Carrie Sheffield FOUNDER, BOLD TV. THE NATIONAL EDITOR FOR ACCURACY IN MEDIA

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arrie Sheffield is founder of Bold, a digital television news network building a more perfect union. Carrie co-hosts Bold TV, an interactive, bipartisan talk show created in partnership with Al Roker Entertainment to harness the power of technology to bridge social divides and build Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “Beloved Community.” Carrie earned a master’s in public policy from Harvard University, concentrating in business policy. She earned a B.A. in communications at Brigham Young University and completed a Fulbright fellowship in Berlin. She managed municipal credit risk at Goldman Sachs and rated healthcare bonds at Moody’s Investors Service. Carrie later researched for American

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Enterprise Institute scholar Edward Conard and spoke at the U.S. Senate alongside key senators in favor of landmark tax reforms passed by Congress in 2017. Carrie covered Congress for The Hill and served as a founding reporter at POLITICO. She contributed on political economy

at Forbes, wrote editorials for The Washington Times under Tony Blankley and has published in The Wall Street Journal, TIME, USA Today, The New York Times, The Washington Post, HuffPost, Bustle, American Spectator and Daily Caller. Carrie analyzed the 2014 Election Day results for