Kevin Mooney is an investigative reporter  who writes for several publications based in the Washington D.C. area. He is currently an investigative reporter with The Daily Signal, the  multimedia news publication of The Heritage Foundation and with the Commonwealth Foundation, a free market think tank based in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

Kevin  currently writes for National Review, The Daily Signal,  The Epoch Times,  The Washington Examiner, Broad & Liberty, and the publications of the Capital Research Center. His work has also appeared in The Washington Free Beacon, The Washington Times, The Daily Caller, the American Spectator, Newsbusters and

Prior to joining the Heritage Foundation and the Commonwealth Foundation, Kevin worked as an investigative reporter with The Pelican Institute for Public Policy based in New Orleans, Louisiana,the Rhode Island Center for Freedom and Prosperity, the Franklin Center and

Kevin specializes in reporting on the environmental movement, its impact on economic activity and new scientific data that questions the premise of man-made global warming. Another special area of interest concerns the actions  of organized labor and its impact on public policy and the free market.

Kevin has also appeared on several Fox News programs including the Tucker Carlson program where he discussed the financial relationship between the Russian government and the U.S. environmental movement. He also appeared on the Glenn Beck program to discuss the connection between organized labor and the now defunct Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN).  Kevin was also the first to report on the taxpayer funding made available to ACORN in midst of voter fraud activity that involved ACORN and its operatives in the 2008 election cycle.

Prior to arriving in Washington D.C., Kevin worked as a reporter for the Trenton Times and Forbes Newspapers in New Jersey. He also held editorial positions with Dow Jones and Company and Bloomberg News in Princeton, N.J. In 2017, Kevin received his Fourth Degree (also known as the Patriotic Degree) in the Knights of Columbus.  He belongs to the Bishop Griffin Assembly in N.J.

He is a member of the  following organizations:

  • Investigative Reporters and Editors
  • The Society of Professional Journalists
  • The National Press Club
  • The Philadelphia Society
  • The Federalist Society
  • The National Association of Scholars
  • Young America’s Foundation
  • The State Policy Network
  • America’s Future Foundation
  • The Amateur Astronomer’s Association of Princeton
  • Princeton Battlefield Society
  • The Ancient Order of Hibernians
  • The Knights of Columbus