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JM Rieger


JM Rieger oversees video production for Roll Call. He began his career as an editorial intern for Roll Call in 2013 and started full time as Roll Call's video editor in September 2013.

Prior to joining Roll Call, he interned at Fox Sports in Los Angeles, NBC’s “Meet the Press" and Performics, a Chicago-based performance-marketing company.

JM graduated with honors from Miami University with degrees in journalism and political science. At Miami he worked as an editor for The Miami Student, covering higher education, campus life and sports, and also worked as a broadcaster and producer for the campus television and radio stations.

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Stories by JM Rieger:

Office Space: Steve King's Excavation Site

Nov. 25, 2015

In this week’s edition of Office Space, Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, displays his collection of historical artifacts, hikes mountains with Rep. Louie Gohmert and brandishes a knife to CQ Roll Call.

Mitch McConnell Drinks Water

Nov. 24, 2015

With Thanksgiving only days away, Heard on the Hill pays tribute to its favorite Capitol Hill water drinker, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky.

Congressional Hits and Misses: Week of Nov. 16, 2015

Nov. 20, 2015

Lawmakers prepped for their Thanksgiving recess by winking, saluting R. Kelly and “popping off.”

Watch Live: House Judiciary Hearing on Syrian Refugee Crisis

Nov. 19, 2015

The House Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security holds a hearing on the Syrian refugee crisis and the U.S. admission program for refugees. Officials from the State Department and the Department of Homeland Security are expected to testify.

Office Space: Steve Israel's Long Island Bookstore

Nov. 18, 2015

In this week’s edition of Office Space, Rep. Steve Israel, D-N.Y., shows off his New York roots, his book collection and his favorite pizza parlor.

Watch Live: Joint Hearing on Secret Service Privacy Violations

Nov. 17, 2015

Two House and Senate Homeland Security subcommittees hold a joint hearing Tuesday on a Homeland Security Department report on the Secret Service’s alleged violations of the Privacy Act and the department policy for illegally accessing and disclosing information from Rep. Jason Chaffetz’s failed 2003 Secret Service job application.

Congressional Hits and Misses: Week of Nov. 9, 2015

Nov. 13, 2015

Despite a two-day workweek, senators still found time to wear shades, create “slush funds” and drop the mic.

Harry Reid Talks to Roll Call's Niels Lesniewski

Nov. 12, 2015

HOH examines the unique relationship between Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada and the “bully” of Senate reporters, CQ Roll Call’s Niels Lesniewski.

Office Space: Brad Wenstrup's Cincinnati Chili Bowl

Nov. 11, 2015

In this week’s edition of Office Space, Rep. Brad Wenstrup, R-Ohio, shows off his Cincinnati roots and helps settle the city’s chili debate.

Congressional Hits and Misses: Week of Nov. 2, 2015

Nov. 7, 2015

Lawmakers spent the week lighting cigars, contemplating “conundrums” and giving shout outs to Dolly Parton.

Watch Live: House Leaders' Weekly Press Conferences

Nov. 5, 2015

Watch live as the leaders of the House hold their weekly news conferences Thursday.

Office Space: Emanuel Cleaver's BBQ House

Nov. 4, 2015

In this week’s edition of Office Space, Rep. Emanuel Cleaver II, D-Mo., walks CQ Roll Call through Missouri history, shows off his view of Nationals Park and gives a taste of Kansas City barbecue.

Congressional Hits and Misses: The Essential John Boehner

Nov. 3, 2015

HOH wraps every song, tear and fashion insult from former Speaker John A. Boehner’s career into this bonus, look-back edition of Congressional Hits and Misses.

Congressional Hits and Misses: Week of Oct. 26, 2015

Oct. 31, 2015

Despite a busy week, members still managed to smoke, rub rabbits’ feet and discuss condom science on the Senate floor.

Watch Live: Post-Speaker Election Stakeout

Oct. 29, 2015

We’re live outside Statuary Hall waiting for members to address the media after Paul D. Ryan, R-Wis., won the speakership with 236 votes on the House floor Thursday.

Watch Live: House GOP Leadership Election Stakeout

Oct. 28, 2015

House Republicans will meet to select the next speaker of the House, with Speaker John A. Boehner set to resign at the end of the week. Lawmakers are expected to address the media after the election around 2:30 p.m.

Office Space: Pete Sessions' Texas Trail (Video)

Oct. 28, 2015

In this week’s edition of Office Space, Rep. Pete Sessions, R-Texas, shows off his love of hiking, football and Chuck Norris, but made sure to hide his man cave belongings from CQ Roll Call.

John Boehner Holds a News Conference (Video)

Oct. 27, 2015

Over the past four years, Speaker John A. Boehner has made a conscious effort to focus on the “people’s priorities.”

Congressional Hits and Misses: Week of Oct. 19, 2015 (Video)

Oct. 24, 2015

Members returned from a weeklong break to continue rabbit massages, treat their hemorrhoids and insult children.

Oct. 25 Show Lineup for 'Roske on Politics'

Oct. 24, 2015

Fmr. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, 2016 GOP presidential candidate Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky.; Rep. Tim Ryan, D-Ohio; and author Marianne Williamson join Brent Roske on the Emmy-nominated “Roske on Politics” show this Sunday.

Office Space: Debbie Dingell's Michigan Museum (Video)

Oct. 22, 2015

In this week’s edition of Office Space, Rep. Debbie Dingell, D-Mich., shows off her patriotic walls, her historic desk and her Ford Mustang collection.

Watch Live: Hillary Clinton Testifies Before Benghazi Committee

Oct. 22, 2015

Former secretary of State and 2016 presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton will testify Thursday before the House Select Committee on Benghazi about the events surrounding the 2012 terrorist attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya.

Congressional Hits and Misses: Best of Paul Ryan (Video)

Oct. 16, 2015

As the House searches for its next speaker, HOH pays tribute this week to one candidate with a vast knowledge of time, cheese and NFL rules.

Office Space: Rob Wittman's Virginia Fishery (Video)

Oct. 14, 2015

In this week’s edition of Office Space, Rep. Rob Wittman, R-Va., shows off his challenge coin collection, his favorite swivel chair and his one-of-a-kind fish display.

Congressional Hits and Misses: Week of Oct. 5, 2015 (Video)

Oct. 9, 2015

A crazy week on Capitol Hill quickly spiraled into a competition to apply lipstick, open beer with another beer and sell used cars.

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