Bill Loveless is a veteran energy journalist with a strong reputation for timely interviews with leading newsmakers in print, on the air and in public forums. He is a co-host of the “Columbia Energy Exchange,” a weekly podcast of the Center on Global Energy Policy at Columbia University, and director of the center’s Columbia Energy Journalism Initiative. Bill has covered energy for nearly 40 years, from the oil embargoes and shortages of the 1970s to the abundance of energy options today. For most of that time, he was a reporter, editor and editorial director for McGraw Hill Energy and Platts, two energy news and information divisions of McGraw Hill (now S&P Global). While at Platts, he also anchored a weekly TV program, “Platts Energy Week,” which aired on WUSA/CBS in Washington and on PBS stations around the U.S. He is also a former energy columnist for USA Today. At Columbia’s Center on Global Energy Policy, Bill co-hosts the “Columbia Energy Exchange” podcast, which features high-level discussions on energy policy with prominent newsmakers, and directs the center’s Energy Journalism Initiative, which acquaints up-and-coming energy reporters with markets, finance, policy and other disciplines associated with the topic. He is a recipient of the McGraw Hill Corporate Achievement Award and a member of the National Press Club and the Executive Advisory Board of the University of Rhode Island Harrington School of Communications. A graduate of the University of Rhode Island, he lives in Alexandria, Virginia, with his wife, Denise.