NJ announces today the new hire of Edmund Andrews as Managing Editor for Economics, Taxes, and Budget. Andrews was Economics Correspondent for NYT from 1992 to 2009, and is currently Senior Washington Correspondent for the Fiscal Times.
Apart from his work at Fiscal Times…Andrews is a senior adviser to the Georgetown University Center for Financial Institutions, Policy and Governance.
Personal: A native of San Diego, he earned his bachelor’s degree from Colgate University, and a master’s degree from Northwestern University. He is married to Patricia Barreiro and has four children – Ryan, Matthew, Daniel and Emily.
Professional: In 17 years at NYT, Andrews was Technology and Telecommunications correspondent, European Economics correspondent, Economics and War correspondent in Baghdad, and Senior Economics correspondent in Washington. In 2003, just after the United States invaded Iraq, Andrews spent several months in Iraq. He’s the author of Busted: Life Inside the Great Mortgage Meltdown.