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McCaffrey Blauner

Content & Media Strategist

About Mac

McCaffrey Blauner has a wide-spanning background in journalism, having covered beats from breaking news to finance. As a breaking news reporter with wire service Carlin Haynes Media, McCaffrey broke numerous major stories, and gained a deep appreciation of media ecology. As an editorial producer for finance news outlet Real Vision, he produced long-form deep dive segments on global economics and finance, and was the lead booker for all Real Vision podcasts.

A longtime student of media strategy, McCaffrey also developed his own private communications practice, consulting for commercial and non-profit clients, and helping to produce high-profile conferences and events. As a Manager at Ward Circle, McCaffrey focuses on content strategy and development. 

McCaffrey holds a M.S. from Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, where he was a Stabile Investigative Fellow. A New York City native, his writing has appeared in outlets like The Nation and The Daily Beast.

Career Highlights

  • Ward Circle Strategies, Content & Media Strategist
  • Needham Partners, Program Producer
  • Real Vision TV, Editorial Producer
  • TMX News, Investigative Reporter
  • Carlin Haynes Media, Breaking News Reporter
  •, Communications Fellowship

3 Fun Facts

  • McCaffrey is excited to be part of a team working on meaningful projects to make a difference in the world.
  • McCaffrey prides himself on a highly developed sense for the media landscape, messaging strategy, and a wealth of experience writing for different audiences. 
  • McCaffrey is an avid martial arts practitioner, whose studies have taken him as far as Thailand.