NY Times taps Lerer as national political correspondent
The newsletter grew under Lerer’s leadership with a strong open rate, since she joined The Times in 2018. While many competitors focused on morning newsletters, Lerer emphasized conversational and explanatory writing in an evening newsletter.
Lerer is a Nieman fellow at Harvard University. Prior to joining The Times, Lerer was a national political reporter at Associated Press. She was also a White House correspondent at Bloomberg News and a staff reporter at Politico.
She has also served as a reporter at The American Lawyer Magazine.
Lerer is a B.A. in political science and communications from the University of Pennsylvania.