Jeremy Herb

Jeremy Herb

Jeremy Herb is a reporter for POLITICO covering defense and national security. He has previously written for The Hill, the Minneapolis Star Tribune, The New York Times, Newsweek, The Boston Globe, The Indianapolis Star and the Bay Area News Group, and has reported in Israel, the West Bank and Ireland.

Jeremy has won national journalism awards for stories on clergy abuse in the Catholic church and cocaine use on college campuses.

Originally from San Jose, Calif., Jeremy has a Bachelor’s degree from Santa Clara University and a Master’s from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism. He currently lives in Washington.

Outside of journalism, Jeremy has played electric and classical guitar in several bands. He also plays hockey, pool, poker and golf and is an avid San Jose Sharks fan.

Banner photo: Ramallah skyline, December 2007. Photo by Jeremy Herb.