Andy Hirschfeld is a journalist based in New York City. His work has appeared in numerous publications including The Daily Beast, Observer, CNBC, Yahoo Finance, , Fortune Magazine, Time Out Magazine, Eater, NY Focus, Insidehook Digital Trends, TYT Investigates, Al Jazeera English, CS Monitor, Nationswell, Yes, The Courier, Salon and many other publications. He mainly covers cost of living related issues through a social lens as well as business, culture, tech, and politics.
He's broken multiple exclusives on topics ranging from pay issues in professional athletics to allegations of child abuse in residential treatment centers to financial influence on Capitol Hill.
With an audience of millions, his work has also been featured on CNN International, MSNBC, and NPR broadcasts. He's also been referenced in the Houston Chronicle, The Guardian, The Independent, NY1, and San Francisco Chronicle.
He's also the anchor of The Buisness Report — a daily business news update program airing on NewsNet, ABC, CBS, CW and FOX affiliated news stations across the United States in several top 50 markets.
He's appeared on multiple tv shows, radio shows and podcasts. Recent appearances include TYT's The Conversation and Google's Tell Me Something Good Podcast produced by The Solutions Journalism Network and iHeart Radio.
Previously, he produced and reported for CNN and CBS News.
Hirschfeld has interviewed HUD Secretaries Ben Carson and Shaun Donovan, Former Vice President Al Gore, Senators Eric Swalwell, Jim Himes, Ted Cruz, Kirsten Gillibrand, and Mitt Romney. He's interviewed Will Forte, Paris Hilton, Olivia Holt, Bill McKibben, and former Jetblue CEO David Neeleman among others.
His work is referenced and used in curricula at Harvard Law, Stanford Law, Rutgers University, and The Aspen Institute.
He is also a consultant for influencers. He teaches them about channeling their inner voice as like a broadcaster does.
He's a professional photographer both for editorial use, portraits and art for purchase. His photo work has been featured in Eater, Al Jazeera, Digital Trends as well as on websites for small businesses.