Celeste Katz

Senior Staff Writer
Celeste Katz

Celeste Katz reports on the White House and national affairs for Newsweek. She is based in New York, where she also appears as a host on Sirius XM radio. During the 2016 presidential campaign, she co-hosted “Special Relationship,” a podcast from Mic and the Economist which Poynter Institute readers rated as among the best political journalism of the cycle. Celeste previously spent 15 years at the New York Daily News, where she covered government and elections as a correspondent and columnist. She began her reporting career at the Providence Journal and holds a degree in international relations from Brown University.

Newsweek Media Group Chairman Steps Down

The announcement comes amid an ongoing grand jury investigation by the Manhattan District Attorney's office that started at least 17 months ago and appears to include an examination of the company's finances.

Christian Group Denies Role in DA Probe of Newsweek

Olivet University said it had no "shared ownership interests" with Newsweek Media Group. Still, a number of the media company's top executives have longstanding ties to the school and its founder, pastor and businessman David Jang.

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