Justin Haskins

Executive Editor, The Heartland Institute

Justin Haskins is an executive editor at The Heartland Institute. As executive editor, he is responsible for ensuring Heartland’s serial publications — Budget & Tax News, Environment & Climate News, Health Care News, School Reform News, op-eds, and Research & Commentaries — are ready for publication. He is also involved in the production of Heartland books, Policy Studies, and other publications.

Haskins has been published more than 200 times in various media outlets, including the The Wall Street Journal, New York Post, Forbes, Newsweek,, U.S. News and World Report, Breitbart, National Review, The Hill, The Washington Times, the Washington Examiner, the Providence Journal, Human Events, and many more. His work has also been featured by Drudge Report, Newsmax TV, Real Clear Politics, and the Rush Limbaugh Show.

Prior to joining The Heartland Institute in 2014, Haskins was the field director for the Rhode Island Republican Party and managing editor of African Conflict and Peacebuilding Review. He graduated summa cum laude from the University of Richmond (Richmond, VA) in 2010. In 2011, Justin earned his M.A. in government with specializations in international relations and American government from Regent University (Virginia Beach, VA), and he earned a second M.A., this time in journalism, from Regent University in 2015.

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