Ted Hesson

Reporter, Pro Employment & Immigration

Ted Hesson

Ted Hesson is an employment and immigration reporter with POLITICO Pro.

Prior to joining POLITICO in October 2016, Hesson spent more than a decade as a writer and editor with a focus on immigration policy. His work has appeared in National Journal, The Atlantic and VICE, among other outlets.

From 2012 to 2015, he worked as immigration editor at Fusion, a joint venture of ABC News and Univision.

Hesson holds a master’s degree from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and a bachelor’s degree from Boston College.

Born and raised in Philadelphia, he lived in New York City before relocating to Washington, D.C.

In his free time, he enjoys playing guitar, listening to podcasts and practicing Spanish.

Ted Hesson