Shelby Coffey III is a senior fellow of the Freedom Forum and trustee at the Newseum, Mr. Coffey was president of CNN Business News and CNNfn. Prior to joining CNN, Mr. Coffey served as executive vice president of ABC News. Coffey began his journalism career at The Washington Post as a sports reporter. During his 17 years there, he held a variety of editorial positions, including style section editor, deputy managing editor for features and assistant managing editor for national news. Coffey is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the International Press Institute, and he served on the board of the Pacific Council on International Policy.