Meredith Jessup is a former assistant editor at TheBlaze. A native of Michigan, she earned her degree in political science and history from George Washington University in Washington, D.C. Prior to joining the team, she worked as an associate editor for Townhall.com and as a contributing editor for Townhall magazine. She has interned on Capitol Hill, the State Department and the White House. Meredith is a self-proclaimed history nut and when she's not busy soaking up news and politics, she likes to travel.