Expertise: Business strategy | Management issues | CEOs and corporate leadership | Personal finance | Baby boomer lifestyle issues | Consumer health
Background: Tim Smart, who joined U.S.News & World Report in 1999, oversees the editorial, audience, and business development aspects of the Health, Business, and Education sections of the magazine and usnews.com, with a particular emphasis on News You Can Use® and service journalism. Prior to his 2008 promotion to executive editor, Smart was managing editor of the Health and Business sections for one year, assistant managing editor of the online and print version of the Money & Business section for six years, and from 1999 to 2001 was deputy editor of the News You Can Use® section.
Honors: Best Series/Investigative Reporting in Magazines, NY Deadline Club, for a Business Week piece, 1991 | National Reporting Finalist, Pulitzer Prize, for Orlando Sentinel team coverage of the space shuttle “Challenger” explosion, 1987
Media appearances: Smart has appeared on CNN Headline News, C-SPAN’s Washington Journal, MSNBC, and Retirement Living Television’s Daily Apple. He has also been interviewed on numerous major metro and syndicated radio stations including ABC Radio Network, Wall Street Journal Radio, and WTOP Radio (Washington, D.C.).