Caitlin Thompson is WNYC.org's executive editor.
During the 2012 election, she served as WNYC's political editor, overseeing the award-winning interactive site It's A Free Country as well as the New York political blog The Empire.
Caitlin covered the 2006 and 2008 elections for The Washington Post, where she produced the daily Post Politics Podcast and Citizen K Street, an investigative series on the rise of lobbying. From there, Caitlin went on the campaign trail for TIME, where she profiled the McCain campaign’s resurgence in New Hampshire, the Barackstar effect and how to eat a Huckaburger, among other stories. Caitlin graduated from the Missouri School of Journalism and is the titleholder of the women’s tennis team’s pizza eating contest. You can follow her on Twitter @caitlin_thomps.
Caitlin Thompson appears in the following:
Thursday, February 26, 2015
Thursday, February 19, 2015
Thursday, February 12, 2015
Thursday, February 05, 2015
Thursday, January 29, 2015
Thursday, January 15, 2015
Thursday, January 08, 2015
Wednesday, December 31, 2014
Friday, November 21, 2014
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Friday, June 06, 2014
Maria Sharapova’s French Open victory was great for her personal brand, but not all that great for tennis. Big time rivalries have given way to charming players draped in Nike. But one up-and-comer is bursting onto the women’s tour, and she’s not there to make friends.
Monday, April 07, 2014
Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Wednesday, February 12, 2014
On the Brian Lehrer Show, we spoke with Jessica Bennett of Lean In about their efforts to update "stock photos" of women. We asked you to submit photos that represent modern women of all types, using the hashtag #NotYourStockWoman. Below are some of our favorites. Be sure to check out the full range of fantastic photos on Instagram and Twitter. And keep them coming - we'll update as we get more!
Monday, January 27, 2014
From Yoko Ono's dance clinic to Pharrell's social-media savvy headwear, here are the best Grammy moments distilled just for you.
Thursday, January 02, 2014
Snow days can be fun--or incredibly boring. If you find yourself stuck inside on Friday, here's how to make the most of it.
Wednesday, December 18, 2013
We'd like to invite you to get in on the fun by getting these two gents to photobomb your favorite pictures.
Wednesday, December 04, 2013
The Yankees are reported to have made a major move Tuesday by acquiring star Red Sox center-fielder Jacoby Ellsbury, signing him to a seven-year deal worth $153 million.
Monday, November 25, 2013
It's a rarity that Thanksgiving and Hanukkah overlap (it won't happen again for 80,000 years!), but with all the recipes, advice and guides to the celebrations, we're feeling a dangerous amount of holiday overload. So what if the two actually cancelled each other out? Think of all the amazing things you could spend your time doing. Here, a guide to an anti-Thanksgivukkah long weekend.
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
The Vice Presidential debate took place Thursday night live in Danville, Kentucky. Brian Lehrer reconveneed his (Mostly) Swing State Radio Network, and was joined by former moderator Carole Simpson of ABC, and PBS' Jim Lehrer, host of this year's first debate.
We also live chatted with Anna Sale, our swing state colleagues and the politically diverse It's A Free Country bloggers for a witty, communal and informative experience. Watch the debate and read the transcript below!