Staff Bio: Dave Levinthal


Dave leads Raw Story’s newsroom and oversees its investigations and enterprise reporting.

Based in Washington, D.C., Dave previously worked as deputy editor and senior Washington correspondent for Insider. Dave has also worked as an editor or reporter at Center for Public Integrity, Politico, OpenSecrets, the
Dallas Morning News and the Eagle-Tribune.

Dave’s work as an editor and reporter won numerous honors, including the Goldsmith Prize, Edward R. Murrow Award, National Headliner Award, National Press Club’s Arthur E. Rowse Award for excellence in news media reporting, the Society of Professional Journalists’ Sunshine Award, EPPY Award and Radio Television Digital News Association Kaleidoscope Award.

His writing has appeared in numerous publications including
The Atlantic, Time Magazine, the Daily Beast and Slate. Dave also regularly provides political analysis on news outlets such as NPR, MSNBC, the BBC, and CBC.

A native of Buffalo, N.Y., Dave graduated with degrees in newspaper journalism and political philosophy from Syracuse University, where he was editor-in-chief of
The Daily Orange.