John Moody (journalist)

John Moody is Senior Vice President, News Editorial for the Fox News Channel.

Moody was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. In 1975, he graduated from Cornell University and began working for United Press International, serving successively as the Moscow and Paris bureau chief. Afterwards, he went to work for "Time", serving as the Eastern Europe bureau chief, from 1986 as the Latin American bureau chief, and finally as the New York bureau chief.

In 1992, Moody received the Inter-American Press Association Bartholomew Mitre Award for his interview with Cali cartel kingpin Gilberto Rodriguez Orejuela.

As a Fox News executive, Moody received attention for circulating internal memos which have been described as encouraging political bias in Fox's reporting. [http://www.wonkette.com/archives/fox-news-memos-the-whole-batch-017613.php] [http://mediamatters.org/items/200407140002] Moody's memos were featured in "". [http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A41604-2004Jul10.html]

Moody lives in New Jersey with his wife Alexandra and his children, Kate and John Peter.

Bibliography

* "The Priest Who Had to Die" (with Roger Boyes) 1986 ISBN 0-575-03830-6
* "Moscow Magician: A Thriller" 1991 ISBN 0-312-05473-4

References

* [http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,2132,00.html Biography at Fox News]


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