RH Reality Check
Megan Carpentier is contributing writer to Rewire, and a freelance writer who is regularly published on
the Washington Independent, The Guardian’s “Comment is free,” the Women’s Media Center and The Gloss. Previously, she was the editor of news and politics at Air America, an editor at Jezebel.com and an associate editor at Wonkette. Her work has also appeared in the Washington Post, on Foreign Policy’s “Madame Secretary” blog, in Ms., in Radar Magazine, on Glamour’s “Glamocracy” blog, and on Spinner, Crushable, the Huffington Post, Alternet and the Daily Beast.
Prior to writing about politics, she spent seven years working as a lobbyist in Washington. She has a Master of Science in Foreign Service from Georgetown University and a Bachelor of Arts from Boston University.