HuffPost Adds S.V. Dáte

He'll cover the presidential campaign.

The Huffington Post has hired S.V. Dáte as a senior political reporter focusing on the presidential campaign.

Dáte joins HuffPost from National Journal, where he served as White House correspondent. He previously worked for NPR.

“Shirish is a gifted, seasoned journalist who will be a wonderful addition to our newsroom,” wrote HuffPost senior politics editor Sam Stein, in a memo to staffers. “I can’t wait to see the work he will do for us on the trail, at the convention, and through the election.”