Rob Bluey

Director, Heritage Center for Media and Public Policy

Rob Bluey
Rob Bluey is a journalist and blogger who leads The Heritage Foundation’s investigative reporting unit and is director of the Heritage Center for Media and Public Policy. He oversaw the redesign of, as well as the creation of several Heritage blogs and e-newsletters, including The Foundry and Scribe.

In 2006, He co-founded the weekly Bloggers Briefing, described by The Washington Times as a place for conservative bloggers to share information and ideas, and continues to host it today. He served as a coordinator for the Open House Project, an effort to increase government transparency in Congress. As a reporter for Cybercast News Service, Bluey was the first journalist to challenge the authenticity of documents used by CBS News to question President Bush’s service in the Texas Air National Guard.

Campaigns & Elections magazine named him a “Rising Star” in 2008. Politico placed Bluey among Washington’s “Top 50 Politicos.” “He’s an online entrepreneurial genius,” Terry Jeffery, Cybercast News Service editor in chief, told Politics magazine. “He’s taught people how to bypass the establishment media, and that’s been so valuable to the conservative movement.”

Bluey grew up in upstate New York and graduated from Ithaca College, where he was editor of its award-winning newspaper, The Ithacan. He remains closely involved with his alma mater, serving for six years on Ithaca College’s Alumni Association Advisory Board of Directors.


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