Kerry Eleveld is a freelance political journalist and media consultant. She was the first White House correspondent for an LGBT news outlet, the Advocate, and she currently writes news analysis and reported pieces for outlets like Salon and the Atlantic, as well as a regular column for the Advocate.
She was the recipient of a GLAAD Media Award for her work as the Washington correspondent, and has also received awards from American Veterans for Equal Rights and the National Gay and Lesbian Journalist Association. She has commented on political developments to many news outlets, including PBS Newshour, CNN, MSNBC, Associated Press, and the New York Times. She is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley.