National Review Gets Strong New Reporter

Jonathan Strong has left Roll Call to join National Review. Strong, who covered House leadership for Roll Call, isn’t taking one of their buyouts, nor was he laid off. Strong previously worked as an investigative journalist for The Daily Caller.

Read the full memo from National Review.

CORRECTION: In the original version of this post, we wrote that Strong was joining National Journal. We apologize for the error.

MAY 6, 2013 (New York) – National Review Editor Rich Lowry announced today that Jonathan Strong has been hired to cover national politics. As a Political Reporter, he will be based in NR’s Washington, D.C., office, and write for the magazine and website.
“Jonathan is a dogged and accomplished reporter. We’re excited to have him join our growing Washington team,” said Lowry.
“Jonathan will play an important part in our coverage of Congress, the White House, and national campaigns,” said Robert Costa, National Review’s Washington Editor. “He brings a wealth of experience and knowledge.”
A graduate of Wheaton College, where he majored in political science, Strong previously served as a Staff Writer for Roll Call, where he covered the House leadership. Prior to Roll Call, he was an investigative reporter at the Daily Caller and worked as a reporter for Inside EPA.
“I’m thrilled to be joining National Review, an iconic magazine with a storied history,” said Strong. “NR’s Washington bureau is widely respected for its reporting, and I look forward to contributing.”
Strong, his wife, and their daughter reside in Northern Virginia.