Erin McPike

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Erin McPike
Born Erin Kathleen McPike
(1983-06-28) June 28, 1983 (age 35)
Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S.
Alma mater American University
Years active 2006–present
Known for Current, White House Correspondent for Independent Journal Review
Former, Correspondent for CNN
Former, Reporter for RealClearPolitics
Former, Reporter, NBC News
Former, Reporter and Writer, National Journal

Erin Kathleen McPike (born June 28, 1983) is the lead coverage correspondent based at the White House for the Independent Journal Review that was announced on February 5, 2017. She has also worked for CNN, NBC News, National Journal, and RealClearPolitics.[1]

Early life and education[edit]

She was born on June 28, 1983, in Cincinnati, Ohio, the daughter of Richard and Amy McPike (née, Burrill), where she graduated from Sycamore High School in 2001. McPike obtained her baccalaureate with honors from American University in Washington, D.C. in 2005, majoring in political science and journalism.[2][3][4]


She started her journalism career at National Journal, where she was a writer, and moved on to NBC News, being a reporter for the network. McPike went back to National Journal, where she served as their political reporter. Her next position was national political reporter for RealClearPolitics, before going on to CNN as a correspondent for the channel.[2][5][6]


  1. ^ "IJR Adds Veteran Reporter Erin McPike as White House Correspondent". Independent Journal Review. February 5, 2017. Retrieved February 5, 2017. 
  2. ^ a b Muller, Sandra (February 29, 2016). "Ubiquitous Erin McPike Moves to CNN". American Journalism Review. Retrieved April 6, 2016. 
  3. ^ Patrick (March 22, 2007). "Erin McPike: The FishbowlDC Interview". Adweek. Retrieved April 6, 2016. 
  4. ^ "Erin Kathleen McPike (b. 1983)". Ohio Birth Records. Retrieved April 6, 2016. 
  5. ^ Byers, Dylan (January 22, 2013). "CNN hires RCP's Erin McPike". Politico. Retrieved April 6, 2016. 
  6. ^ Rothstein, Betsy (April 30, 2015). "Erin McPike And CNN Part Ways". The Daily Caller. Retrieved April 6, 2016. 

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