Statement of Purpose
The Fiscal Times (TFT) is a digital news, opinion and media service offering comprehensive quality reporting on vital fiscal policy, economic and consumer issues. TFT has become one of the most trusted sources of economic analysis and its effects on the country at large, including business and consumers.
The Fiscal Times is an editorially independent enterprise, written, edited and produced by experienced professional journalists, that provides an array of original reporting and analysis. Through three core content channels—policy and politics, business and economy, and life and money—the publication focuses on how fiscal policy affects business and consumers and how business and consumer behavior influences government fiscal policy. The site's news coverage also tracks the Presidency, Congress and the Federal Reserve, and U.S. business as part of a global economic system. TFT’s content partners include The Washington Post, Yahoo Finance and Yahoo News, CNBC, MSN Money, Bloomberg, 24/7 Wall Street, Kaiser Health News, and others.
The publication is part of a new era of independently supported non-partisan journalism, and emerges in part from the increased demand for fair, accurate and balanced reporting. TFT serves as an honest broker in sorting through a broad range of viewpoints. The editorial staff operates from offices in New York City and the National Press Building in Washington, D.C.
TFT has been organized as a limited liability company (LLC) and is owned and funded by Peter G. Peterson.
The Fiscal Times Statement of News Principles
Our Advisory Committee consisting of leading professional journalists and public policy experts monitors the operations of The Fiscal Times. It periodically meets with TFT editors and executives to assess performance and progress in meeting its goals and standards.
Robert D. Reischauer, President of the Urban Institute and former director of the Congressional Budget Office
Drew Altman, President and CEO of the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation and former commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Human ServicesJim Brady, President, Digital Strategy, Allbritton Communications and former executive editor of washingtonpost.com
Jodie T. Allen, senior editor of the Pew Research Center, former managing editor and political columnist for U.S. News & World Report, and editor of the Washington Post Sunday “Outlook” section
G. William Hoagland, CIGNA Corporation’s Public Policy Group director and former policy and budget adviser to Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist (R-Tenn.) and staff director of the Senate Budget Committee
|Editor in Chief||Jacqueline Leo|
|Washington Editor||Eric Pianin|
New York Bureau
|Executive Editor||Yuval Rosenberg|
|Managing Editor||Michael Rainey|
|Senior Editor||Janna Herron|
|National Correspondent||Rob Garver|
|Product Manager||Josh Herr|
|Design Director||Alexander Rader|
|Production Coordinator||Carla Springer|
|Audience Development||Josh Stelzer|
|Account Executive||Jeffrey Czaplicki|
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