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Cosmo Macero

business editor, columnist, Boston Herald

As vice president in the O'Neill and Associates communications practice, Cosmo Macero Jr. offers insight on the worlds of media, business and government gleaned from his 17 years in the newspaper business as a reporter, columnist and editor. His strategic counsel helps position and prepare clients to make powerful and lasting impressions on community leaders, the media and the public at large. Prior to joining O'Neill and Associates, Cosmo led the *Boston Herald's Business Today* section to earn top national awards for breaking news coverage and general excellence from the Society of American Business Editors and Writers in 2006. In just under 18 months, as assistant managing editor for business, Cosmo turned the *Herald*'s business section into a daily must-read for the regions corporate leaders, entrepreneurs, investors and savvy consumers. A veteran political, financial and public policy journalist, Cosmo was named Bostons Best Business Columnist in 2002 and 2003 by the *Improper Bostonian* magazine. In 2003, *Boston* magazine recognized him for his unique insights into the states political scene as viewed through the prism of business and the economy. In 1999 *Boston* magazine named Cosmo the best print reporter in Boston. Prior to joining the *Herald* in 1997, he worked as a reporter for the *Union-News/Sunday Republican* and the *Daily Hampshire Gazette*. Cosmo is also a regular contributor to the *Fox 25 Morning News*.