Julie Pace is Washington Bureau Chief for The Associated Press, directing AP’s coverage of the presidency, politics and the U.S. government.
Previously she was AP’s White House Correspondent, contributing aggressive news reporting and sharp analysis to the AP news report.
Pace won the White House Correspondents’ Association Merriman Smith award in 2013 for her work explaining the Obama campaign’s complex approach to voter turnout.
She joined AP in 2007 as a multimedia reporter, developing and executing AP’s plans for live video coverage of 2008′s Election Day and the inauguration of President Barack Obama.
A native of Buffalo, New York, Pace began her career as a reporter in 2003 at South Africa’s only independent television network, before spending two years reporting on politics and elections at the Tampa Tribune and its partner television station WFLA. She is a graduate of Northwestern University.