Sean P. Carr on Muck Rack

Sean P. Carr

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Washington, DC, USA
Senior Reporter — S&P Global Market Intelligence
Covers:  national politics, insurance, health insurance, financial services, state politics, federal reserve, federal government, media policy, federal policy, congress, tech policy, life insurance, state government
Doesn't Cover: kardashian

Journalist covering business, money & politics. Founded Life/Times insurance blog. Ex-flack. Technophile. For Qs and tips: spcarr@snl.com seedisclaimer.com

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Biography

I have worked both sides of the hack/flack divide. I started as a reporter before serving in politics, government and advocacy campaigns. I bring that experience to living at the intersection of journalism, politics and financial services.

Portfolio

Insurers pull funds, disavow Heartland Institute; insurance arm to split over serial killer campaign

Insurers pull funds, disavow Heartland Institute; insurance arm to split over serial killer campaign

Insurers spent $124 million on lobbying in 2011 (1 of 3)

Insurers spent $124 million on lobbying in 2011 (1 of 3)

Aetna led insurers in 2011 lobbying spending, funded pro-GOP group (2 of 3)

Aetna led insurers in 2011 lobbying spending, funded pro-GOP group (2 of 3)

Aetna deletes payments to political group from NAIC disclosure (3 of 3)

Aetna deletes payments to political group from NAIC disclosure (3 of 3)

Have you ever used a typewriter?

A long, long time ago in a galaxy far, far away (New Jersey).

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

Hildy Johnson

What's the funniest news-related #hashtag you've seen?

Awards

Association of Health Care Journalists

2013 - Health Reporting
While certain political groups, like 501(c)(4) organizations, do not have to disclose their contributors, sometimes those contributors must disclose in other ways. SNL's journalism was picked up and cited by outlets including CNN Money and The New York Times.