Rem Rieder is senior editor for features and media coverage at USA TODAY, where he also writes a column about the media. Before joining USA TODAY in July, he wrote a weekly media column for the newspaper and its website starting in December 2012.
Previously, Rem was editor and senior vice president of American Journalism Review, a magazine based at the University of Maryland that covers digital, print, and broadcast journalism. He also wrote frequent columns on media issues for the magazine and its website.
Rem has held senior editing positions at a number of major newspapers, including the Washington Post (deputy metropolitan editor), Miami Herald (national editor and city editor) and Milwaukee Journal (assistant managing editor). He also has served as executive editor of States News Service in Washington, D.C.; managing editor of the Trenton Times in New Jersey; reporter, Washington correspondent, and deputy metro editor at the Philadelphia Bulletin; and reporter at the Philadelphia Inquirer.
Rem has taught media industry reporting, journalism ethics, magazine editing and production, and advanced public affairs reporting at the Philip Merrill College of Journalism at the University of Maryland. A Philadelphia native, he is a graduate of Harvard University and lives in Washington, D.C.