McGill had worked at Politico for more than three years. Before that, he was a senior product manager at The Atlantic, where he also served as a senior associate editor. He was a graphics director at National Journal and a computer-assisted reporting coordinator at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. He also reported for the Pennsylvania-based daily newspaper The Morning Call.
McGill has a B.A. in journalism from Penn State University, where he is also a lecturer.
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