Washington, DC – IJR (Independent Journal Review) announced today that veteran political reporter Erin McPike will join the digital media company as White House Correspondent. McPike’s reporting pedigree includes previous beats for CNN, Real Clear Politics, NBC News, and National Journal where she covered the White House and national politics, and she most recently held the position of Communications Director for DC-based tech incubator 1776.
“We’re excited Erin is joining our team and will lead IJR’s coverage of the White House, and the timing couldn’t be any better,” stated IJR Founder and CEO Alex Skatell. “A new administration is just beginning and there’s no shortage of news coming out of the West Wing. Erin’s extensive reporting background will be invaluable as we continue growing our news team, and giving our audience a view into the White House they can’t get anywhere else.”
“IJR is doing so many exciting things right now – to join the team as White House Correspondent is such a thrill. I’m looking forward to giving IJR’s huge audience a window into the new administration, and I’m ecstatic to join such a fun, creative, and driven news team,” added Erin McPike, White House Correspondent for IJR.
In only four years, IJR has quickly become one of the most socially engaged digital news sites on the planet. The site has an average monthly audience of nearly 30 million visitors, and recently broke the scoop on President Trump’s nomination of Neil Gorsuch as his Supreme Court nominee.
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