Carl Sullivan is a writer and editor based in New York City, with two decades of experience leading award-winning news teams. He has written on a variety of subjects, including politics, business and international news.
He worked at Microsoft for nearly a decade, most recently serving as a managing editor in New Delhi for 3.5 years, where he led overnight and weekend news coverage for U.S. audiences of MSN, the Microsoft News app and Bing. Previously, Sullivan held a variety of positions in Microsoft’s New York office, including managing editor of MSN News. There, he directed coverage of the Newtown massacre, Boston bombing and the 2016 presidential election.
Sullivan worked at Newsweek.com for six years. As managing editor he oversaw many award-winning editorial packages and co-edited a video series that was a 2008 Emmy nominee for New Approaches to Business Reporting.
In the late ’90s and early 2000s, he directed Editor & Publisher magazine’s coverage of the emerging online news industry. As managing editor of Financial Planning magazine, Sullivan covered investing, financial regulation, mutual funds and retirement planning.
His writing has been honored with two Jesse H. Neal Awards and four South Carolina Press Association awards.
Sullivan is a graduate of Furman University, and holds a master’s degree from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University.