Brooke Seipel is a journalist based in Southern California, where she was born and raised. Brooke works remotely as the Deputy Managing Editor of Social Media for The Hill in Washington, D.C.
Brooke spent three years living and working in D.C., starting as an intern at The New Republic before the 2016 presidential election and then working as in social media and as an editor at The Hill. Before that, Brooke was a local reporter at The Orange County Register in southern California covering North Orange County as well as general assignment stories.
Brooke got her BA in Journalism from Azusa Pacific University and spent a semester at Oxford University through a study abroad program. At Oxford, she studied international press theory and democracy and also took a course on Thomas Hardy’s literature (she recommends everyone read Rain on a Grave, Jude the Obscure and In a Museum).
In her free time, Brooke reads tarot, is very competitive at Scrabble and is trying to learn to cook more than Trader Joe’s frozen food.