Media Advisory Board

Qwoted’s Media Advisory Board is comprised of top reporters, journalism professors, and journalism trade associations. The board directors are volunteers and oversee the direction of the development of the Qwoted platform to ensure that the firms conforms to ethical standards and consistently works to support journalists. The board convenes once per quarter, and is led by Qwoted’s Editor in Chief, Lou Carlozo.

Lou Carlozo

As Qwoted’s first Editor in Chief, Lou oversees the standards committee, leads community-building efforts within journalism education, and acts as a resource and guide to writers.
Lou most recently served as managing editor at Government CIO. Just prior, he worked at the nation’s largest banking non-profit, Bank Administration Institute (BAI). Lou also created, hosted and engineered the BAI Banking Strategies podcast, paving the way to his current financial services podcast, “Bankadelic.”
Lou covered a variety of topics in his six years at U.S. News & World Report. His multimedia credits include BBC Radio commentator (“Up All Night”) and appearances on several Discovery Channel true-crime documentaries. In 16 years at the Chicago Tribune, Lou was a Pulitzer Prize finalist. As a managing editor at AOL, he created the “Money College” blog site.
Lou’s work has also appeared in Forbes, the Los Angeles Times, Yahoo Finance, MSN, the Christian Science Monitor, Reuters, and several other news outlets across the world. His journalism honors include a shared Polk Award, a Chicago Tribune Innovator Award, the Bob Briner Impact Award, and more. As an adjunct professor at Loyola University Chicago, he led an eight-year rebuild of the Loyola Phoenix, culminating in an award for Best College Weekly Newspaper in the Nation from the Society of Professional Journalists.

Caleb Silver

Caleb Silver is the Editor-in-chief of Investopedia. He serves on the Board of Governors and Executive Committee for the Society for Advancing Business Editing and Writing (SABEW).
Caleb’s career in business news began at Bloomberg, where he worked as a senior television producer. Caleb then joined CNN, serving as a Senior Producer for The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer, as well as the Executive Producer of He then returned to CNN as the Director of US business news before leaving in 2014 to form Frog Pond Productions, a digital production and consulting company. Caleb joined Investopedia in January 2016 as the VP of Content, and is frequently featured as a markets, economic and consumer trends expert on NBC, MSNBC, ABC Radio, Marketplace Radio and Cheddar TV, in addition to markets commentary in his daily newsletters. His awards include a Peabody, EPPY, SABEW Best in Business, and two Emmy nominations.