About 

    • Matthew Philips is an assistant managing editor for CNN, where he leads enterprise reporting and CNN's fact-checking operation from the Washington bureau.

      Prior to joining CNN, Philips was politics and policy editor at Bloomberg Businessweek, where he led the magazine's coverage of the Trump administration. Previously he was an associate editor for the magazine where he edited and wrote on a range of topics, including energy, politics, finance and economics from New York and Washington.

      Before joining Bloomberg in 2012, Philips was an editor for Freakonomics and a Knight-Bagehot fellow at the Columbia Business School. He spent four years as a reporter at Newsweek, where he covered the 2008 Presidential campaign and the financial crisis.

      Philips got his start in journalism as a reporter and editor in Virginia. He holds a BA in history from Hampden-Sydney College and a master's degree from the Columbia School of Journalism.