Amanda Terkel is a senior politics managing editor and senior political reporter for Huffington Post. Previously, she served for the American Progress as the Deputy Research Director and the Progress Report as the managing editor. She has written an award-winning political blog for ThinkProgress.org and served as the Center’s Special Assistant for tactical planning. In addition, she possesses experience on various state and national level political campaigns inside governmental offices. While working at ThinkProgress, she helped take the site from a tiny blog working as a nonprofit to an award-winning website that shares progressive ideologies and drives debates to the current day.