Lauren Gardner

FDA Reporter

Lauren Gardner

Lauren Gardner is an FDA reporter for POLITICO. She previously covered transportation and Canada-U.S. relations for POLITICO, where her reporting took her from the Gulf Coast to the boreal forest of Quebec.

Before that, Lauren spent five years writing about energy and environmental policy at CQ Roll Call. She started her career in Washington as an IRS reporter for BNA.

A Philadelphia native, she graduated from American University with degrees in journalism and international studies. Outside of the Capitol, you can find her running the trails of Northern Virginia and D.C. and rooting for the Philadelphia Eagles. She lives with her husband and their beagle Barkley in Alexandria.

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