Catherine Rampell

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Catherine Rampell
Nationality American
Education Princeton University, 2007
Occupation Journalist
Parent(s) Ellen Kahn Rampell
Richard Rampell

Catherine Rampell is an American journalist and nationally syndicated opinion columnist.

Early life and education[edit]

Rampell grew up in South Florida, the daughter of Ellen (née Kahn), an accountant, and Richard Rampell,[1] she attended Princeton University, graduating Phi Beta Kappa in 2007.[1][2]


Rampell is an opinion columnist for The Washington Post and a member of The Washington Post Writers Group. She also is a CNN Political Commentator.[3] Prior to joining The Washington Post, Rampell was an economics journalist, theater critic, and blogger for The New York Times.[4]

She has been a guest political commentator on CBS, CNBC, PBS, MSNBC, NPR National Public Radio and other news networks,[5] she is a regular commentator on Marketplace Edition on public radio.

Rampell has received many awards, including the 2016 Helm Alumni Leadership Award[6] and the 2010 Weidenbaum Center Award for Evidence-Based Journalism;[5][7] in addition, she was a finalist for the 2012 Gerald Loeb Award for business journalism.[8]


  1. ^ a b Rampell, Catherine; Haynesworth, Leah J. (April 6, 2011). "Not your mother's Princeton"". Princeton Alumni Weekly. Retrieved February 20, 2018. 
  2. ^ "Catherine Rampell". The Washington Post. Retrieved January 6, 2017. 
  3. ^ "The Sam Nunberg Show — Pitaro to lead ESPN — Ex-WSJ reporter's ordeal — New NYT politics editor". POLITICO Media. Retrieved 2018-03-06. 
  4. ^ Byers, Dylan (January 28, 2014). "Catherine Rampell leaves NYT for WaPo". Politico. Retrieved February 20, 2018. 
  5. ^ a b "Catherine Rampell". Institute for New Economic Thinking. 2018. Retrieved February 20, 2018. 
  6. ^ "Catherine Rampell Named 2016 Heim Alumni Leadership Award Winner". Duke University. May 1, 2016. Retrieved February 20, 2018. 
  7. ^ "Media Award". Weidenbaum Center. Washington University in St. Louis. Retrieved February 20, 2018. 
  8. ^ "UCLA Anderson Announces 2012 Gerald Loeb Award Finalists". UCLA Anderson School of Management. May 14, 2012. Retrieved February 20, 2018. 

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