Rita McWilliams

News Editor

Rita joined Global Press as the News Editor in January 2017 with more than 30 years of news writing, publication management and editing experience. Recently she directed international tax news for Bloomberg BNA, including four daily news products. She also spent several years managing a network of correspondents that provided legal news for the company from more than 25 countries on tax, trade, environment, finance, banking, and privacy issues.

She has written policy articles for numerous publications including The Washington Monthly, Tax Analysts, The National Interest, Governing, Reason and Washington CityPape and other periodicals and journals. She covered international policy on Capitol Hill in the 1980s, was an adjunct journalism professor at the University of Maryland and helped produce a PBS show that covered the intersection of business and international policy.

She earned an M.A. in journalism from Boston University, and lives with her husband, two daughters and a son in Washington, DC.