Prior to joining "Public Eye," Felling served as media director for the Center for Media and Public Affairs since 1999, where he studied trends in news and entertainment media. In that role, he was featured on the DVD re-release of "All The President's Men" as a media scholar.
He has published articles on media research in the San Francisco Chronicle, San Diego Union-Tribune, Portland Oregonian and the Atlanta Journal Constitution. He is also a regular National Public Radio guest host on Washington, D.C.'s WAMU. Felling was a senior manager for the editorial and promotion division of Feldman Communications, Inc. (1998-99), a political correspondent for McClendon News Service (1996), a broadcast assistant at WJFK-FM in Washington, D.C. (1995), and producer of "World of Ideas" for WBUR-AM on National Public Radio (1994-95).
Felling was graduated from Boston University in 1995 with a bachelor's degree in journalism studies and from Georgetown University in 1999 with a master's degree in cyber-journalism. He lives in Washington, D.C.