Dean Rotbart, is a successful entrepreneur, award-winning journalist, tier-one public relations consultant and frequent public speaker.
Following an award-winning career as a reporter and columnist with The Wall Street Journal, Rotbart has launched and operated more than a half dozen profitable businesses, primarily in the news, public relations, and consulting fields. In the process, he has created jobs for more than 500 employees, managed multi-million dollar budgets, and worked closely with many of America’s largest and most-respected companies.
In addition to his on-air duties as host of Newsroom Confidential, Rotbart also teaches journalism at Ellis College.
He co-founded and served as president of JaySchool.com, a for-profit effort to develop a fully accredited online journalism school.
Rotbart graduated from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism and received a Master’s degree from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism.
He lives in Southern California along with his wife of 22 years and two children.