Andy Hirschfeld is a New York City based journalist covering business, politics and culture. In addition to contributing to The Daily Beast, his work has appeared in publications including Al Jazeera English, Slate, Observer, Talking Points Memo, Brooklyn Magazine and many others. He also contributes to TV and radio platforms including NPR, CGTN, and Ticker News. He recently served as the national business correspondent for NEWSnet. Before that he served as a producer on Emmy nominated news programs at CBS, CNN and Bloomberg.