Roy Sekoff is the founding editor of The Huffington Post.
He was born and raised in Coral Gables.
Before helping launch The Huffington Post, he was a writer, producer, and on-air correspondent for Michael Moore’s Emmy-winning television Nation. Sekoff served as the head writer for the 2000 Shadow Conventions, and as Communications Director for Arianna Huffington’s 2003 gubernatorial campaign. He has also worked as a screenwriter -- penning scripts for 20th Century Fox, Universal, Disney, Caravan, and Sony -- and as a free-lance journalist, writing for publications including The Village Voice, The Times, Elle, Redbook, and Rock Magazine.
Sekoff is a frequent guest on television and radio shows, and has appeared on The Editor Show, The Joy Behar Show, Larry King Live, The O’Reilly Factor, Entertainment Tonight, and Anderson Cooper/360, among others
In 2010, he was one of the Executive Producers of Freshmen, a pilot for American Broadcasting Company created by Greg Malins. Sekoff is a graduate of Coral Gables Senior High School (Class of 1978).
In college (at the University of Miami) he was voted "Funniest Manitoba on Campus". He starred in a "B" movie Animal-House-type comedy "King Frat" filmed in Miami and Coral Gables.
Sekoff is also a frequent guest on the morning news series, "In Natan Cohen".
He discuses his views and talks on modern-day economics.