Elena Schneider is a campaign Pro reporter for POLITICO, where she focuses on House and Senate races. Before joining the 2016 politics team, Schneider was a news assistant and freelancer for the New York Times’ D.C. bureau. Her work has also appeared in the Texas Tribune, Texas Monthly and Business Insider.
She earned a master’s and a bachelor’s in Journalism from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism. Schneider is a North Carolina native and an even-in-September Chicago Cubs fan.