Senior Editor/Business & Columnist
Daniel Howes is Senior Editor/Business & Columnist of The Detroit News. He has overall responsibility for the local and national business report, and directly oversees the autos team. A former European correspondent for The News, Howes has reported from nearly 25 countries on three continents and in the Middle East. Before heading to Europe in 1999, he was senior automotive writer and a business projects writer. He is a frequent contributor to NewsTalk 760-WJR in Detroit and to Michigan Radio in Ann Arbor. Howes is winner of multiple International Wheel Awards for column writing; a four-time winner of Northwestern University’s Medill award for general markets coverage; three-time winner for commentary from the Society of Business Editors and Writers; and a three-time finalist for the Gerald Loeb Awards, including an honorable mention for commentary in 2007. He holds a bachelor’s degree in history from The College of Wooster in Ohio, and a master’s in international affairs from Columbia University.