Megan Carpentier was the Executive Editor of Raw Story, a progressive news and politics site serving 1.7 million unique readers each month. Previously, she served as an associate editor at Talking Points Memo, the editor of news and politics at Air America and an editor at Jezebel.com.
Her work has also been published by the Washington Post, Ms. Magazine, The Guardian, Foreign Policy, Glamour, On The Issues, Women’s eNews, RH Reality Check and the Washington Independent. She’s appeared on The Rachel Maddow Show, Jansing & Co., The Young Turks, Cavuto , CNN Live and Russia Today, and spoken on various NPR affiliates, on the CBC in Canada, and on right-wing radio including The Dennis Prager Show and the Dom Giardano Program.
Prior to entering journlism, she spent seven years working in government affairs in Washington D.C.. She has a Master of Science in international business and public policy from Georgetown University and a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and German Literature.
"Local Virginia organizers team up with Occupy, unions for the public's divided attention"
The Raw Story [March 8, 2012]
"The Armed Forces' response to rake makes 'military justice' an oxymoron"
The Raw Story [June 22, 2012]
"What the Freeh report on Sandusky says about the failure of police who investigate sex crimes"
The Raw Story [July 13, 2012]
"I had a transvaginal ultrasound: My perspective on the mandate that touched off 2012's War On Women"
The Raw Story [April 17, 2012]