Paul Steinhauser Named Special Political Correspondent at The Washington Post

A hire for the first primary state.

NH1 political director, correspondent and anchor Paul Steinhauser has been named special political correspondent for The Washington Post for the 2016 elections. According to a memo from the paper’s politics editors, posted this afternoon, Steinhauser has been brought on to enhance and complement the site’s primary coverage, where “he’ll contribute regularly to [the Post‘s] coverage with both his own stories and as a partner to Post reporters.”

NH1 is based in New Hampshire, site of the first presidential primaries. Before joining NH1 in September, Steinhauser spent 28 years at CNN, lastly as political editor.