Froma Harrop

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Froma Harrop
Froma harrop headshot.jpg
Born (1950-03-18) March 18, 1950 (age 70)
EducationNew York University
Notable credit(s)
Top 100 Syndicated Columnists

Froma Harrop (born March 18, 1950) is an American writer and author.[1] She is generally liberal, though is known for an unconventional and libertarian style. The Heartland Institute, a libertarian public policy think tank, has called Harrop their "favorite lefty".[2]

Harrop is best-known for her bi-weekly syndicated column. It appears in over 200 news outlets. They include the Denver Post, The Providence Journal, Omaha World-Herald and the Detroit News.

Harrop was born in New York City. She was raised in nearby Long Island.

Awards[change | change source]

  • Bastiat Prize for Journalism finalist in 2015.[3]
  • Loeb Awards finalist for economic commentary in 2011.[4]
  • Scripps Howard Award finalist for commentary in 2010.
  • Loeb Awards finalist for economic commentary in 2004.[5]
  • An Editor & Publisher Feature of the Year in 2003.
  • A National Society of Newspaper Columnists award in 2001.
  • Five awards from the New England Associated Press Newspaper Executives Association.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Froma Harrop". Prabook. Retrieved June 7, 2019.
  2. "About Froma Harrop". Retrieved June 7, 2019.
  3. "Finalists for the 2015 Bastiat Prize for Journalism".
  4. "Loeb Award Finalists - UCLA Anderson School of Management". Retrieved 12 December 2014.
  5. UCLA Anderson School of Management. Gerald Loeb Awards