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Daniel Howes

Business Columnist and Associate Business Editor, The Detroit News

Daniel HowesDaniel Howes is business columnist and associate business editor of The Detroit News. From 1999 to January 2003, he was based in Germany as The News’ European correspondent and automotive columnist, and has reported from more than 20 countries on three continents.

He came to Detroit in 1993 from The Roanoke Times in Virginia, where he covered business, politics and higher education. Howes is the winner of many journalism awards. They include multiple International Wheel Awards for column writing; a four-time winner of Northwestern University’s Medill award for general markets coverage; winner of a 2012 Society of American Business Editors and Writers award for commentary; and three-time finalist for the prestigious Gerald Loeb Awards, including an honorable mention for commentary in 2007. He is a regular contributor to NewsTalk 760-WJR in Detroit and Michigan Radio, based in Ann Arbor, and appears often on radio and television in the United States and overseas.

A native of Canton, Ohio, he holds a bachelor’s degree in history from The College of Wooster, a master’s in international affairs from Columbia University and was a fellow at the Knight Center for Howes lives in Dearborn, Mich., with his wife. Their 21-year-old daughter, Isabelle, is a 2013 graduate of The College of Wooster.