Journalist. Author. Poet. Speaker.
Morgan Stephens is a journalist, author, poet and speaker in Washington, D.C. She works as a White House reporter for Bloomberg covering the Biden administration. Before joining Bloomberg, she worked as a reporter, essay writer and production assistant for CNN. Her reporting on Long COVID, homelessness, elections and political extremism has appeared in The Daily Beast, HuffPost, CNN Politics, The Des Moines Register and The Washington Post.
After developing Long COVID in 2020, she wrote frankly about her experience in an Op-Ed for CNN. Since then, she's appeared on CNN+, KCAL, ABC Los Angeles, NPR, Poynter, Columbia Journalism Review, and a variety of podcasts. Stephens is a contributing author for The Long COVID Survival Guide. Her poetry has been featured in Wild Roof Journal, The Long COVID Reader and Griffel. Her debut collection TILT is set for publication in early 2024 via Aldrich Press.
Stephens graduated summa cum laude from the University of Southern California with a double bachelor's degree in political science and journalism. Her reporting there was recognized by the LA Press Club for 2020 digital political coverage. She’s a proud member of the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.