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Kristin Roberts is the managing editor of National Journal. In this role, she leads the team of managing editors and guides NJ’s coverage of the biggest stories. Before joining National Journal in November 2011, Kristin was news editor and deputy bureau chief for Reuters’ Washington bureau. She spent 11 years at Reuters, with positions in New York, Miami, and Washington. She covered Wall Street while in New York and then led Reuters' coverage of housing and banking policy and regulation from Washington. In 2006, she shifted to Pentagon coverage, reporting on war policy and traveling with Defense Secretaries Donald Rumsfeld and Robert Gates. Kristin holds a master's degree in security studies from Georgetown University, a master's degree in journalism from Columbia University, and a bachelor's degree in international affairs from The George Washington University.

Latest From Kristin Roberts

Episode 17: Better Listening Than Rand's 630-Minute Speech

Kristin and Shane are joined by Hotline Analyst Adam Wollner to discuss the politics behind Rand Paul's long, long speech against the Patriot Act. Planning for the Republican primary debates is we...

Episode 16: 'It’s Not Charming, It’s Curmudgeonly'

Kristin, Tim, and Alex discuss Jeb Bush's messy week and Mike Huckabee's smart primary strategy. The Hillary Clinton campaign makes its first moves, hinting at its 2016 approach, and websites — ...

Episode 15: Hillary Clinton's Play on Immigration

Kristin, Shane and Scott discuss Hillary Clinton's trust deficit and her strategy to lock down the Latino vote. Meanwhile, Marco Rubio is taking a risky strategy on Iran and Republican contenders ...

Episode 14: A Liberal-Libertarian Moment

Kristin, Tim and Scott discuss the thin Democratic field and the next set of second-tier Republican contenders set to enter the race. Meanwhile, riots in Baltimore this week have presidential hop...

Episode 13: More Money, More Problems

The hosts reunite this week to discuss allegations that the Clinton Foundation accepted millions from foreign donors, money which was never disclosed to the White House. Meanwhile Chris Christie ...

Episode 12: Rubio's Underdog Strategy

Kristin and Tim are joined by Scott Bland, Editor-in-Chief of National Journal Hotline, to talk about Hillary Clinton's doomed bid to start small, Marco Rubio's smart money strategy, and the far-r...

Episode 8: The March Madness Episode

In this episode, Kristin, Tim and Shane debate Scott Walker's loose commitment to his positions and his staff, which contenders are hiring the best people and Chris Christie's dismal numbers. Plu...

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