Carole Feldman is director of News Operations and Finance for The Associated Press in Washington, D.C., and the national education editor.
She also conceived and is the overall coordinator of the joint AP-APME project Aging America, which is examining the aging of the baby boomers and the impact this so-called silver tsunami is having on society. In her current assignment, she is managing the budgets for the Washington bureau and the Broadcast News Center, working with the staff to help cover news more efficiently across all formats and facilitating training.
A 35-year-veteran of the AP, she has supervised coverage of a wide range of beats, including the White House, Congress, national security, the economy and health, science and medicine, as well as presidential and congressional elections. She was the news organization’s education writer from 1993-1994. Since 2008, she has been an associate faculty member of The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars, most recently teaching a media ethics course.
A New York native, she received a master’s degree in Journalism from Boston University in 1975. She received a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Pennsylvania State University in 1974.