Louis Nelson is an associate editor for POLITICO.
He was previously a reporter for POLITICO's breaking news team, which he joined in the spring of 2016 after spending a year on the web team, where he was a producer and editor. Before coming to POLITICO, Louis worked at Washington's WJLA-TV as a web editor and at The Washington Post, where he covered high school sports and formatted the agate page for the sports section.
Louis is from Evanston, Illinois, and is a graduate of George Washington University, where he was the sports editor of the school newspaper, The GW Hatchet. He is a GW men's basketball season ticket holder and a
long-suffering fan of the Chicago Cubs. He misses deep-dish pizza and lives in Arlington, Virginia, with his wife and their dog, Pepper.