IWF is delighted to welcome Carrie Sheffield back to our roster of outstanding fellows. Carrie first joined IWF in 2019 and covered a wide range of topics during her fellowship, from the effects of media bias to how the U.S. should approach NATO.
Carrie has extensive experience in journalism, media and foreign affairs. She covered Congress for The Hill and was a founding reporter at POLITICO. She has also written for The Wall Street Journal, TIME, USA Today, The New York Times, The Washington Post, HuffPost, Bustle, Forbes, The Washington Times, American Spectator and Daily Caller.
Carrie has made appearances on Fox News, Fox Business, MSNBC, CSPAN, CNN, and ABC.
Carrie reported on the 25th anniversary of perestroika in Moscow, North-South Korean relations from Seoul and the DMZ, and covered the Beijing Olympics in China. She has also covered the Israeli parliament, Egyptian political reforms, geopolitical positioning and freedom of speech in Qatar and Japanese political, economic and national security reforms.
Carrie managed municipal credit risk at Goldman Sachs and rated healthcare bonds at Moody’s Investors Service. She later researched for American Enterprise Institute scholar Edward Conard and served as Warren Brookes Journalism Fellow at Competitive Enterprise Institute. While serving as executive director for Generation Opportunity, a project of Americans For Prosperity, she spoke at the U.S. Senate alongside key senators in favor of landmark tax reforms passed by Congress in 2017.
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.
You can read Carrie’s full bio here. We are thrilled to welcome you back, Carrie!