Rich McHugh is an investigative journalist with over 20 years experience in network television news and production and has contributed to Business Insider, The Daily Beast, and Vanity Fair.
Recently, he served as an Executive Producer for Al Gore’s 24 Hours of Reality, a global broadcast focused on climate change.
Prior to that, he served as a Supervising Producer in the NBC News Investigative Unit, where he and Ronan Farrow spent a year investigating sexual misconduct allegations against the Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein.
After their investigation was shut down at NBC, it was published in The New Yorker magazine and won the Pulitzer Prize, and has been widely credited as a catalyst for the #MeToo movement.
As a contributor to Vanity Fair, McHugh recently published “An Oral History Of A Predator” — interviews with 30 Weinstein accusers.
Prior to NBC, McHugh spent nearly a decade at ABC News, producing for Good Morning America.
He has won an Edward R. Murrow award and five Emmy awards for his work.
Born and raised in the Chicago area, he graduated from Columbia University in New York City. He lives in the New York City area with his wife, Danie, and their four young daughters.