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Kristin Roberts is the Managing Editor of National Journal. She directs coverage of the biggest stories and oversees newsroom-wide operations. Before joining Atlantic Media in 2011, Kristin was deputy bureau chief for Reuters' Washington bureau. She spent 11 years at Reuters, reporting on Wall Street and economics from New York and Miami and defense and foreign policy from Washington before moving into newsroom leadership. Kristin holds master's degrees from Georgetown University and Columbia University and a bachelor's degree from The George Washington University. Most importantly, she's from New Jersey and is known generally for subtlety.

Latest From Kristin Roberts

Episode 27: Debate Prep and The Donald

We're one week out from the first presidential debate and Donald Trump is still soaking up most of the media spotlight -- and causing a new kind of heartburn for his Republican rivals.

Episode 26: The Spoiler, the Outsider and the Unknown

Kristin, Shane and Josh talk about Trump's continuing threat to the Republican party's standing, "Black Lives Matter" protests disrupted Martin O'Malley and Bernie Sanders this week, and adding to...

Episode 25: Show Me the Money

Kristin, Shane and Josh discuss who is winning the presidential money race, Scott Walker's announcement, and an exclusive survey from National Journal, revealing that even establishment Republica...

Episode 24: The Trump Problem

Donald Trump makes life difficult for the Republican Party, Hillary Clinton does her first national TV interview, and Scott Walker (finally and formally) prepares to launch his presidential campai...

Episode 23: Chris Christie, Because Chris Christie

Hillary Clinton is collecting buckets of cash, Jeb Bush is making long-terms bets on a presidential future and the effect of Bernie Sanders' crowds and Joe Biden's potential entry on the Democrat...

Episode 22: Tear Down this Flag

Republican contenders stumble through a confederate battle flag debate, Clinton surprises some with a commanding showing in recent polls, and Bobby Jindal announces his candidacy, via hidden back...

Episode 21: Jeb Bush Is Back

The former governor kicked his off with an announcement in Florida, where he showed off his bilingual cred, and on a trip to New Hampshire, where he talked tax reform. Does this strong showing mar...

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