Gillian Brockell

Producer, The Federal Drive
On Twitter: @gbrockell

Gillian Brockell is the producer of the Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Emily Kopp.

She joined Federal News Radio in March 2012 as an on-call web writer and editor.

She holds a master's degree from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University, where she was a Bloomberg Scholar, and a bachelor's degree in African history and English from the University of Texas at Austin.

She has covered the green economy in South Africa, the energy industry in the Midwest and national immigration issues in Washington, D.C. She also writes humorous columns that have appeared in Cosmopolitan and The Frisky.

Before turning to journalism, she was a flight attendant for a major airline. In her free time, she loves riding bikes, competing in triathlons and campaigning for a French and Indian War memorial on the National Mall.