Rem Rieder is the former editor at large and media columnist at USA TODAY. Before joining USA TODAY in July 2013, Rieder spent more than 20 years as editor and senior vice president at American Journalism Review, a national magazine based at the University of Maryland. Rieder wrote frequent columns on media issues for the magazine's website.
Rieder has held senior editing positions at a number of major newspapers, including the Washington Post (deputy metropolitan editor), Miami Herald (national editor and city editor) and Milwaukee Journal (assistant managing editor/news). He also has served as executive editor of States News Service in Washington D.C.; managing editor of the Trenton Times in New Jersey; reporter, Washington correspondent and deputy metro editor at the Philadelphia Bulletin; and reporter at the Philadelphia Inquirer.
Rieder has taught media industry reporting, journalism ethics, magazine editing and production, and advanced public affairs reporting at the Philip Merrill College of Journalism at the University of Maryland. A graduate of Harvard University, he lives in Philadelphia.