Scott Bittle is a senior fellow at the nonprofit, nonpartisan organization Public Agenda. With Jean Johnson, he's the author of Where Did the Jobs Go, and How Do We Get Them Back?, a book designed to help Americans understand the nation's job crisis and the options for solving it. They're also the authors of Where Does the Money Go?, on the debate over the federal budget and national debt, and Who Turned Out the Lights?, on the nations' energy and climate challenge.
An experienced editor and reporter who has worked for both online and print publications, Mr. Bittle was the editor of PublicAgenda.org, twice nominated for a prestigious Webby Award as best political site by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences. He's been involved in the production of citizen education guides and is lead author of several Public Agenda survey reports. He also blogs on budget issues at Choosing Our Fiscal Future, on energy policy at National Geographic's Great Energy Challenge, and tweets at sbittle and @TheEnergyBook.
Prior to his involvement with online services, Mr. Bittle worked for eight years as a reporter, copy editor, bureau chief, and political coordinator for the daily newspaper The Press of Atlantic City. He twice won the Golden Quill Award for feature articles and was honored by the Philadelphia Press Association for daily newspaper writing.