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Daniel Howes

Senior Business Editor and Columnist, The Detroit News

Daniel Howes is Senior Editor of Business and Columnist of The Detroit News. He has overall responsibility for the local and national business reports and directly oversees the autos team.

A former European correspondent for The News, Howes has reported from nearly 25 countries on three continents and in the Middle East. Before heading to Europe in 1999, he was a senior automotive writer and a business projects writer. He is a frequent contributor to NewsTalk 760-WJR and to Michigan Radio.

Howes is the winner of multiple International Wheel Awards for column writing, a four-time winner of Northwestern University’s Medill award for general markets coverage, a three-time winner for commentary from the Society of Business Editors and Writers, and a three-time finalist for the Gerald Loeb Awards, including an honorable mention for commentary in 2007.

Howes earned a bachelor’s degree in History from The College of Wooster and a master’s in International Affairs from Columbia University.