Edward Fouhy (COM’59)

Founding Director of the Pew Center for Civic Journalism

Edward Fouhy is a former reporter, producer, and news executive. He began his career as an Associate Producer with CBS News in 1966. He was the senior Washington producer of the CBS Evening News with Walter Cronkite during the Watergate years. Later he became CBS News Washington Bureau Chief, then CBS News Vice President and News Director. Fouhy also served as ABC News Vice President and Washington Bureau Chief and as Executive Producer for prime time news magazine programs at NBC News. He has won five national Emmys for the hard news and magazine programs he has produced, as well as the Drew Pearson Prize for excellence in investigative reporting.

In 1999 he became founding editor of the online news service Stateline.org that covers public policy and politics in the states.

He is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and holds a master’s degree from the Boston University College of Communication, and is a former Marine Corps officer.

See Edward Fouhy (COM’59) in Presidential Campaign Politics: Then and Now. This is part 2 of the BU Road to Washington Series.