Andy Hirschfeld is a journalist based in New York City. His work has appeared in numerous publications including The New York Observer, OZY, Yahoo Finance, Bloomberg News, Fortune Magazine, ABC News, Al Jazeera English, CS Monitor / NY Times Syndicate, Nationswell and many other publications. He mainly covers cost of living related issues through a social lens.
With an audience of millions, his work has also been featured on CNN International, CNBC, and NPR broadcasts. He's the host of The Coffee Break Podcast on The Bleav Podcast Network, the author of the America In Context Newsletter, and the new book Stolen Dignity. Previously, he produced and reported for CNN and CBS News.
Hirschfeld has interviewed HUD Secretary Ben Carson, Rep. Eric Swalwell, Former Vice President Al Gore, Singer Rebecca Black, Bill McKibben, and CEO of Consumer Electronic Association Gary Shapiro.
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Hirschfeld has produced long-form documentaries, network newscasts, network livestreams, and Emmy Nominated segments for daily newscasts -- covering everything from politics to finance.
He's served in producer roles in hectic control rooms for live newscasts and special reports -- writing copy, chyrons, building graphics and cutting vo/sots.
In the field, he's booked, shot, conducted interviews and coordinated live feeds all over the country.
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Hirschfeld has new book called Stolen Dignity: An Expose on The Troubled Teen Industry as part of a four year investigation into abuse at residential treatment centers. This is his first bylined book (which because of COVID-19 is distributed as part of a paywalled newsletter). The investigation will be used in the curriculum at two ivy-league universities. He was a ghost writer for two other books.
Hirschfeld spoke about his investigations at universities across the country and the world.
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Hirschfeld speaks about his investigations into the troubled teen industry to universities across the country and around the world.
He also speaks about assorted environmental and healthcare topics to audiences around the world including as a speaker at SXSW Eco in 2013.
More recently Hirschfeld discusses cost of living issues and how they impact politics, business, and tech.
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