WASHINGTON, D.C.—Jennifer Loven, chief White House correspondent for The Associated Press and past president of the White House Correspondents Association is joining The Glover Park Group as a managing director in its public affairs practice.
In nearly 18 years with the AP, Loven covered and traveled with two presidents and many presidential campaigns, wrote from all 50 states and more than 50 foreign countries, and landed and conducted the AP's first television interview with a president.
As a White House reporter, Loven covered all major Bush White House stories, including the Iraq war, 2004 re-election, foreign leader summits at home and abroad, Supreme Court nominations, Hurricane Katrina and the economic meltdown. In 2008 she was named chief White House correspondent, mapping presidential coverage for the world’s oldest and largest news organization with a daily reach of one billion people in more than 120 nations.
A Washington reporter for 13 years, Loven also has covered the Pentagon post-September 11, the telecom and housing industries and Illinois regional issues. She also covered the Michigan legislature and state politics from 1996-97 and was the AP's lead breaking news and features writer in Detroit from 1994-1996.