Ciro worked as a newspaper reporter and then spent many years at BusinessWeek(now Bloomberg Businessweek) as copy chief and senior editor for government/politics before being named managing editor. In 2011 he became executive editor of The Fiscal Times and then joined Reuters as deputy managing editor for The Americas. At The Daily Beast, he first served as a consultant and later wrote political columns. He was also managing editor of the social-media opinion site 30dB. Ciro is a graduate of New York University and a veteran of the U.S. Army.