Molly Ball

Staff Writer, The Atlantic

Molly Ball is a staff writer covering US politics for The Atlantic. She previously reported for Politico, the Las Vegas Review-Journal, and Las Vegas Sun and has worked for newspapers in Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Cambodia, as well as for The New York Times and The Washington Post. Ball received the Toner Prize for Excellence in Political Reporting, the Sandy Hume Memorial Award for Excellence in Political Journalism, and the Lee Walczak Award for Political Analysis. She appears regularly on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” CBS’s “Face the Nation,” PBS’s “Washington Week,” and others. Ball received a 2009 Knight-Wallace journalism fellowship at University of Michigan.

Videos/Audio of Molly Ball

Almost no one predicted it. He began the Republican primary as the most disliked candidate in the field and heads to... See more
In his book of the same name, E.J. Dionne argues that hyper-individualism is poisoning the nation’s political... See more
Charlie Cook, David Leonhardt, Molly Ball, and Ronald Brownstein discuss the 2012 Campaign. See more
Molly Ball, Ron Brownstein, Charlie Cook, and Gwen Ifill are on this panel discussion. See more