Robert Bluey -  Volunteer Faculty at the Leadership Institute

Vice president of publishing at The Heritage Foundation and editor in chief of The Daily Signal.

Bluey is responsible for building innovative media platforms and digital assets that reach influential audiences with conservative policy solutions. He leads a team that oversees Heritage’s digital strategy, editorial content and original news reporting.

Bluey joined Heritage in 2007 after five years as a reporter and editor in Washington, D.C.

While reporting for Cybercast News Service, he was among the first journalists and bloggers to challenge the authenticity of documents used by CBS News anchor Dan Rather to question President George W. Bush's service in the Texas Air National Guard.

As editor of for more than a year, he transformed it into a popular destination for conservative journalism. He also served as managing editor of the venerable print edition, Human Events.

In 2012, he co-founded the Future of Journalism Summit and Breitbart Awards in partnership with the Franklin Center for Government & Public Integrity.

Bluey serves on the board of visitors for the Institute for Political Journalism. He frequently speaks about journalism and digital strategy. Campaigns & Elections magazine named him a "Rising Star" in 2008. Politico placed him among Washington's "Top 50 Politicos."

Robert Bluey