Edward Welsch

Edward Welsch

Director of Communications

Edward is the communications director at Intellectual Takeout, where he is responsible for our strategy to spread our message persuasively to the public.

Edward came to Intellectual Takeout after a career in financial journalism, where he covered the financial and energy markets and industries at publications including The Wall Street Journal and Bloomberg News. He also served on the public relations team of Cargill Inc. and was an editor of financial newsletters. He is an undergraduate of St. Olaf College and a student of its Great Books program and holds a master’s degree in Journalism and Communications from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois.

Recent blog posts by this author

Assange's Arrest Threatens Global Press Freedom

  Freedom hath been hunted round the globe. Asia and Africa have long expelled her. Europe regards her like a stranger, and England hath given her warning to depart. - Thomas Paine, “Common Sense,” 1776. Wikileaks publisher Julian Assange...

Is Seattle Dying?

A local news documentary about Seattle’s rampant homelessness and drug-abuse crisis has touched a nerve with the city’s residents, many of whom say they are frustrated with the inability of the courts and local officials to deal with the problem...

Post-Russiagate: Who Has the Most Egg on Their Face?

The Muller probe has ended and with it the narrative that President Trump colluded with the Russian government to win the 2016 election. The reputations of media pundits and whole news organizations are now in shambles and exposed for all to see,...