Josh Lederman is a White House reporter for Associated Press (AP), where he covers electoral politics, Vice President Joe Biden, and domestic and foreign policy issues.

A multimedia journalist from Tucson, Ariz., Lederman started his journalism career in the AP’s Jerusalem bureau, and later covered Gov. Chris Christie and state politics for the AP in New Jersey. In 2011-2012, Lederman covered presidential, House and Senate campaigns for The Hill newspaper in Washington.

He has also written for CNN Political Ticker, The Huffington Post, AOL Politics Daily and others. His broadcast stories have aired on WAMU (NPR), KVRR (Fox) and WDCW (the CW).

Lederman has a master’s degree in journalism from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism, and also holds a bachelor’s degree in anthropology from The George Washington University. Before becoming a journalist, he was an actor and singer in New York City.