Andy Hirschfeld is a reporter based in New York City. In addition to The Daily Beast, he contributes to publications including Observer, Yes Magazine, Al Jazeera English and many others. He is also the anchor of the nationally syndicated business news program Business Brief. He is a contributor to TYT Investigates. His work has been featured on MSNBC, Google's Tell Me Something Good Podcast, and TYT's The Conversation.