New York Times reporter Shane Harris joins DC firm as political consultant

Times Staff Writer Leaves to Join another Newspaper as Political Consultant

Shane Harris, a business reporter at the New York Times, left yesterday to join Greenberg Quinlan Rosner in Washington D.C. as a political consultant. He has reported on the science of global warming, focused on corruption in China, and covered the 2008 presidential campaign. His last story will appear in tomorrow’s issue.

Harris’s role with Greenberg Quinlan Rosner is through January 2011, providing strategic advice on corporate subjects as well as solutions to problems facing the public, people and business. He will work from his home in Washington D.C.

“Shane has been an extraordinary reporter for the Times who has made a significant impact on politics, business and public policy,” said Rob Rosenthal, managing partner of the firm. “He is a great addition to our team, which is now working on projects for both the General Electric and UNFCCC. We are really looking forward to using his experience and acumen on a range of topics.”

Greenberg Quinlan Rosner is a powerhouse Washington DC lobbying firm led by Rob Rosenthal, a former senior aide to Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist.

Shane has been a reporter for the Times since 2007. Prior to joining the Times, he worked at Bloomberg as a reporter covering the business and economic environment. He also covered the federal securities regulator and the 2002 election for Bloomberg News.

He began his career in 2002 as a reporter for the The Houston Press.

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