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Rebecca Nelson

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About Me

I'm a journalist and content strategist. I write regularly for the Washington Post magazine, ELLE, Marie Claire and GQ. I cover politics, health, wellness, culture and more.


Previously, I was a senior writer for Cosmo, and before that, I covered the White House for National Journal.

Industries I Write About

Political Organization

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Public Policy

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Health, Wellness & Fitness

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Experience

Senior writer

Covered politics targeted toward millennial women for Cosmo. Wrote a mix of stories, balancing long-form features, short reported stories, Q+As and breaking news.

Company: Cosmopolitan

I worked there from 1/2017 until 2/2018

White House reporter

Covered breaking news on the president and the Obama administration; reported and wrote news analysis on policy; wrote “The War on Partisanship,” a 4,500 word cover story for Oct. 31, 2015 issue.

Company: National Journal

I worked there from 6/2015 until 1/2016

Staff correspondent

Reported on the 2016 campaign, closely covering GOP candidates. Reported and wrote in-depth piece on “closeted” Republicans in Silicon Valley, breaking the story.

Company: National Journal

I worked there from 9/2014 until 6/2015

Assistant editor

Pitched, reported and wrote feature, front-of-book and online stories on topics such as national politics, business and culture, and helped editor Garrett Graff research for his book "Raven Rock."

Company: Washingtonian magazine

I worked there from 12/2013 until 8/2014