2014 Convention Communications Speaker

Michael Riley is the CEO and editor in chief of The Chronicle of Higher Education and The Chronicle of Philanthropy in Washington, D.C. Before joining The Chronicle in 2014, Riley was the editorial director of Bloomberg Government, helping to launch the startup and build its editorial operations. Riley previously was the editor and senior vice president of Congressional Quarterly, overseeing its journalistic enterprises, including its online operation, CQ.com, and its print publications, CQ Today and CQ Weekly. He was initiated into the Wake Forest University Circle of OΔK where he served as the editor of the student newspaper as an undergraduate.  View his speech here.