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Elana Schor named AP politics reporter

, by Lauren Easton

Washington Bureau Chief Julie Pace announced today a key appointment, sending this memo to staff:

I’m happy to announce that Elana Schor is joining the AP as a political reporter covering the 2020 campaign. Elana is a talented journalist who will bring deep experience in Washington and an eye for compelling stories to our political team. Elana joins the AP from Politico, where she covered Senate politics for the Congress team, including progressive groups’ influence on the Democratic agenda. She’s done standout work over the past year on the Kavanaugh Supreme Court hearings and the way the #MeToo movement has roiled Capitol Hill. One of the things that stands out about Elana is that she has a real interest in policy and the way what’s being debated in Congress and on the campaign trail impacts people’s lives. She previously covered environmental politics and policy for Politico and E&E News, as well as Congress for The Guardian and The Hill. A native of New York City, she was a Knight Science Journalism Fellow at MIT and graduated from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism. Elana starts in the Washington bureau on Dec. 3. Please join me in welcoming her to the team!   Julie