Kelsey Sheehy

Senior Writer  |  Small business, personal finance

Kelsey Sheehy is a senior writer and NerdWallet authority on small business. She started at NerdWallet in 2015 and spent six years as a personal finance writer and spokesperson before switching gears to cover the financial decisions and challenges faced by small-business owners. Kelsey’s work has appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, Nasdaq and MarketWatch, among other publications. She also writes a column about millennials and money for The Associated Press along with a handful of other NerdWallet writers. Kelsey has appeared on the "Today" show, NBC News and ABC’s "World News Tonight" and has been quoted by the Los Angeles Times, CNBC, American Banker, NPR and Vice, among other publications. Prior to joining NerdWallet, Kelsey covered college (and how to pay for it) for U.S. News & World Report. She is based in Washington, D.C.

Education: M.S. in journalism from Northwestern University, B.A. in journalism from University of Iowa

Previous experience: U.S. News & World Report

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The New York Times, The Associated Press, The Washington Post, Nasdaq, MarketWatch, Entrepreneur