Christopher Ruddy is a noted journalist and entrepreneur.
Mr. Ruddy currently serves as CEO and President of Newsmax Media, one of the nation's leading news media companies.
In 1998, Mr. Ruddy founded Newsmax Media, a multimedia publishing company that publishes online and offline content in the fields of news, politics, health and finance. Newsmax.com is consistently ranked as one of the country's most trafficked news websites.
As a journalist, Mr. Ruddy previously worked at the New York Post and the Pittsburgh Tribune Review.
A Newsweek cover story named Mr. Ruddy one of America's top 20 most influential news media personalities. Britain’s Telegraph has ranked Mr. Ruddy as one of America’s “100 Most Influential Conservatives.”
In 2010, Folio Magazine, the leading publication of the magazine industry, named Ruddy to its "Folio 40" -- described as "the most distinguished" innovators and influencers in the business. In the same year, the South Florida Business Journal awarded Mr. Ruddy its “Ultimate CEO” designation for his executive leadership at Newsmax.
Mr. Ruddy is a member of the Board of Directors of the Financial Publishers Association, the industry organization representing investment publications that reach 25 million Americans monthly. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of the American Swiss Foundation.
Mr. Ruddy holds a B.A. summa cum laude in History from St. John's University in New York and a Master's Degree in Public Policy from the London School of Economics. Mr. Ruddy has also served as a Media Fellow at the Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace at Stanford University.