Helena Bottemiller Evich
Senior Reporter, POLITICO
Helena Bottemiller Evich is a senior reporter at POLITICO, where she covers the intersection of food policy and politics. Before joining POLITICO in 2013, she spent four years covering Congress, the US Food and Drug Administration, and the US Department of Agriculture at Food Safety News. Her work has also appeared in the Columbia Journalism Review, on NBC News, and is widely cited in the food policy space. Evich’s reporting has taken her to many corners of the food system, from the Louisiana coast during the Gulf oil spill to North Carolina hog farms and the occasional presidential turkey pardoning.