Editorial Contributor
Conde Nast's Portfolio
“Kit Roane is a rare freelancer; he has original ideas and delivers on them as promised.” December 17, 2008
Dan Colarusso, Managing Editor, Conde Nast’s Portfolio.com, hired Kit as a Writer/Editor in 2008

“Kit is a versatile and professional journalist with deep reporting skills and a lovely writing touch. He has that rare knack of being able to explain complex ideas in a manner that is accessible by most people, without oversimplifying the subject.” December 22, 2008
Mark Stein, Senior News Editor, Conde Nast’s Portfolio.com, hired Kit as a Writer/Editor in 2007

“Kit is a talented feature writer who knows how to tell a story -- even if it involves an arcane investment concept or a complex legal case. He has a good eye for detail and a sure ear for quotations. For the web site of Conde Nast Portfolio, Kit wrote a number of memorable stories: on Vikram Pandit, Daniel Loeb, the energy crisis, and the bubble in infrastructure investment.” December 9, 2008
Jeffrey Cane, Deputy Editor, Conde Nast’s Portfolio.com, hired Kit as a Writer/Editor in 2007

Senior Writer Covering Wall Street
U.S. News & World Report
“Kit Roane is a reporter of boundless energy and curiosity and a writer of style and grace. In the many years I served as his editor, Kit unfailingly found the most interesting ways to tell a story and, more importantly, found stories that no one else was telling. A stickler for accuracy and a journalist of boundless integrity, Kit is that rare individual who melds the virtues of old-time journalism with the most cutting-edge multimedia storytelling ability. This guy is the real deal.” March 31, 2009
Brian Duffy, Editor-In-Chief U.S. News & World Report

“Kit is a dogged reporter and lively writer who is always looking to break new ground in whatever he is working on. He's ideally suited to the new multimedia environment because he's not only a fine word person but a talented photographer, too. If that's not enough, Kit is also a nice guy.” December 8, 2008
James Bock, Deputy Business Editor, U.S. News & World Report managed Kit at U.S. News & World Report

Senior Editor Covering Investigations, National and Foreign Stories
U.S. News & World Report
“I have worked along side Kit both in the Brooklyn bureau of the New York Times and on the Investigative Team of U.S. News and World Report. He is a top notch reporter with broad understanding of business stories, law enforcement, politics and more. Kit is an extremely thorough and dogged journalist, able to tackle complex stories quickly and present them to the public in a clear and interesting way.” December 12, 2008
Julian E. Barnes, Senior Editor, U.S. News
worked directly with Kit at U.S. News & World Report

“I was the assistant managing editor, investigations, U.S. News & World Report, and Kit Roane worked directly for me. Kit was one of my go-to reporters, excellent, highly creative and dedicated. Kit was committed to fairness and balance and, above all, getting the story right. He has my highest recommendation. Ed Pound” December 8, 2008
Ed Pound, Staff Correspondent, National Journal managed Kit at U.S. News & World Report

Metro Reporter
The New York Times
“Kit is as thoughtful, fair, accurate and hardworking a reporter as you will find. He is aggressive, yet balanced; focused on detail while able to convey the broader context; and in possession of keen news judgment but nonetheless compassionate and understanding. I would be excited about the opportunity to work with Kit again, anytime.” December 7, 2008
William Rashbaum, Reporter, The New York Times worked directly with Kit at The New York Times