Brian Kelly named [em]U.S. News[/em] Editor

Prior to joining U.S. News, Kelly spent six years at The Washington Post, as congressional editor for coverage of Capitol Hill and political campaigns, and before that, as deputy editor of the Post’s Sunday opinion section, “Outlook.” From 1985 to 1992, he was the editor of Regardie’s, a monthly magazine covering business and politics in the Washington, DC, region.

Kelly is co-author of the recently published The Last Forest (Random House, 2007), which is a sequel to Amazon (1985), a look at the economic and cultural forces behind the clearing of the Amazon rainforest. In addition, he wrote Adventures in Porkland: How Washington Wastes Your Money and Why They Won’t Stop (1993), a study of pork barrel politics on Capitol Hill, and co-authored The Four Little Dragons (1999), an exploration of the developing economies of Asia. Kelly holds a bachelor’s in economics from Georgetown University.

Brian Kelly named [em]U.S. News[/em] Editor