TPM Authors

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Josh Marshall is editor and publisher of TalkingPointsMemo.com.

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Nick Martin is an associate editor at TPM in New York City. He came to the site in 2011 as a reporter for TPMMuckraker. Previously, he worked in Arizona, first as a staff reporter for a local newspaper and later as a freelance journalist. He also ran the news blog Heat City. Contact him at nick@talkingpointsmemo.com

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Tom Kludt is a News Writer for Talking Points Memo based in New York City. A former research intern and polling fellow for TPM, Tom served as assistant polling editor for TPM Media's PollTracker during the 2012 campaign. Before joining TPM, he worked on political campaigns and wrote for various publications in Minnesota and his native South Dakota. Tom graduated summa cum laude from the University of South Dakota in May of 2010 with a B.A. in Political Science and History. He can be reached at tom@talkingpointsmemo.com.

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David Kurtz is Managing Editor and Washington Bureau Chief of Talking Points Memo where he oversees the news operations of TPM and its sister sites.

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Matt Wozniak is a Designer/Developer at TPM. Reach him at matt@talkingpointsmemo.com.

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Sahil Kapur is TPM's senior congressional reporter and Supreme Court correspondent. His articles have been published in the Huffington Post, The Guardian and The New Republic. Email him at sahil@talkingpointsmemo.com and follow him on Twitter at @sahilkapur.

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Catherine Thompson is a news writer for Talking Points Memo. Before joining TPM, she worked as a research assistant to investigative reporter Wayne Barrett and interned at The L Magazine. At New York University she served as the deputy managing editor of NYU's student newspaper, The Washington Square News. She can be reached at catherine@talkingpointsmemo.com.

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Daniel Strauss is a reporter for Talking Points Memo. He was previously a breaking news reporter for The Hill newspaper and has written for Politico, Roll Call, The American Prospect, and Gaper's Block. He has also interned at Democracy: A Journal of Ideas and The New Yorker. Daniel grew up in Chicago and graduated from the University of Michigan with a B.A. in History. At Michigan he helped edit Consider, a weekly opinion magazine. He can be reached at daniel@talkingpointsmemo.com.

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Caitlin MacNeal is a News Writer based in Washington, D.C. Before joining TPM, Caitlin interned and wrote for the Huffington Post, the Sunlight Foundation and Slate. She is a graduate of Georgetown University.

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Dylan Scott is a reporter for Talking Points Memo. He previously reported for Governing magazine in Washington, D.C., and the Las Vegas Sun. His work has been recognized with a 2013 American Society of Business Publication Editors award for Best Feature Series and a 2010 Associated Press Society of Ohio award for Best Investigative Reporting. He can be reached at dylan@talkingpointsmemo.com.

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Kay Steiger is an associate editor at Talking Points Memo. She formerly worked at Raw Story, Washingtonian magazine, the Center for American Progress and The American Prospect. Her work has appeared in The Atlantic, the Guardian, Jezebel, AlterNet and others. She graduated from the University of Minnesota. Contact her at kay@talkingpointsmemo.com.

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Eric Xu is a developer for TPM. Prior to joining, he was an analyst at MSCI Inc. where he conducted in-depth research, ratings, and analysis of the environmental, social, and governance-related business practices of the world’s largest companies. Eric can be reached at eric@talkingpointsmemo.com.

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Derick Dirmaier is a publishing assistant at TPM. His work in digital publishing has been featured on the tech site Pando Daily and his writing has appeared in Narratively and New York Magazine’s Bedford and Bowery. He has a B.A. in English from Boston College and a M.A. in Journalism from NYU. Contact him at derick@talkingpointsmemo.com.

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Brendan James is a newswriter at Talking Points Memo. Before joining TPM, he worked as a reporter at Yahoo! News and interned at Andrew Sullivan's blog The Dish. He can be reached at brendan@talkingpointsmemo.com. Follow him on Twitter at @deep_beige.

Tom Lewandowski is a developer for TPM and can be reached at toml@talkingpointsmemo.com

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Alana Levinson is a publishing assistant at TPM. She has a master's degree from the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism, where she studied digital media and narrative storytelling. Alana is the founding editor/publisher of STEVIE ZINE, an online culture magazine for and by women. Her writing has been published by Mother Jones, The Nation, Gawker and NPR, among others. Learn more about her work at www.alanalevinson.com or reach out at alana@talkingpointsmemo.com.

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Ahiza Garcia is a newswriter based in New York City. Before joining TPM, Ahiza interned and freelanced for Nightline, Fox Sports, and ESPN the Magazine. She holds a B.A. in psychology from Columbia University and an M.S. in digital journalism from Syracuse University.

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Ben Wofford is the Front Page Editor for Talking Points Memo. He graduated from Brown University, where he co-founded and edited the Brown Political Review. He can be reached at Ben@talkingpointsmemo.com.