Elham Khatami covers social policy as a legislative action reporter for CQ. Prior to joining CQ, she served as an intern for the Sunlight Foundation, where she covered campaign finance and lobbying. She has also held features intern positions at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and CNN.
Raised in Pittsburgh, Elham is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh, where she earned a B.A. in political science and nonfiction writing. While there, she served as Opinions Editor of the student newspaper, The Pitt News. Elham currently lives in the Bloomingdale neighborhood of the District.