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Jessica Estepa


Jessica Estepa started at Roll Call as a summer 2010 intern. Shortly afterward, she was hired as an editorial assistant. She writes features for the Around the Hill section and covers the Library of Congress and the Clerk of the House beats. She also helps with the production of the newspaper and manages Roll Call’s Twitter and Facebook pages.

A native Nevadan, Estepa graduated from the University of Nevada, Reno’s Reynolds School of Journalism. During college, she worked for the Reno Gazette-Journal, Greenspun Media Group, Insight Magazine and The Nevada Sagebrush.

Estepa no longer works for Roll Call.

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Stories by Jessica Estepa:

Lawmakers’ Business Cards Display Personality

June 8, 2011

In the age of smartphones and LinkedIn profiles, the business card still reigns supreme on Capitol Hill.

Hill Talk: Hill East Neighborhood to Remain in Ward 6

June 7, 2011

Initial plans to divide the Capitol Hill neighborhood between Ward 6 and Ward 7 have been scrapped, according to the latest map released by the D.C. Council.

Hill Climbers: Model UN Inspired Staff Director

June 3, 2011

Despite better hours and a higher salary, subcommittee Staff Director Rachel Weaver returned to her old stomping grounds on the Hill.

Hill Climbers: Chief of Staff Says He’s in It for the Long Haul

May 31, 2011

In an atmosphere where turnover is high and jobs are on the line at the end of every election cycle, Ryan Thompson is something of a rarity.

New York Winner to Be Sworn In Today

May 31, 2011

For Kathy Hochul, today is like homecoming. It’s been years since she worked at the Capitol as an aide, but after an unlikely victory landed her a seat that’s been held for decades by the Republicans, she’s back.

Hill Climbers: Aide Connects Back to Community

May 20, 2011

Nathaly Arriola, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid’s new press secretary for Hispanic media, says she enjoys that her job allows her to connect back to the community.

Extreme Makeover: Hill Center Edition

May 17, 2011

Come late June, the Hill Center will offer classes, office space for local businesses and even serve as a venue for a few weddings.

Hill Climbers: Aide Starts New Job in Crisis Mode

May 13, 2011

Three days after starting as communications director for Rep. Robert Aderholt, Anne Marie Malecha had to deal with the aftermath of tornadoes in the Alabama district.

Heard on the Hill: Overheard on the Hill

May 11, 2011

“Would now be a good time to discuss those filibusters?”

HOH’s One-Minute Recess: Boxing Banter

May 11, 2011

When you’re the Senate Majority Leader, you need a sense of humor — even if that means making fun of yourself.

New Media Challenge Aims to Engage Voters

May 10, 2011

The House Republican Conference kicks off its second annual New Media Challenge this week. For the next six weeks, Members will compete with a different medium (Facebook, YouTube or Twitter) and receive points for the number of likes, views or followers they receive.

Heard on the Hill: Old-Timey Tunes

May 10, 2011

The Library of Congress’ National Jukebox made its debut Tuesday, and it’s kind of like Pandora — for the early 20th century.

Hill Climbers: Staffer Still Has Lots of Plans

May 6, 2011

The new communications director for the minority on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee returns to the Hill after doing a variety of other jobs, from working on presidential campaigns to starting her own firm.

Heard on the Hill: Historical Jukebox

May 6, 2011

In the Library of Congress, one usually hears discussions about history or policy.

HOH’s One-Minute Recess: Run West, Young Man!

May 5, 2011

When Rep. Allen West runs for Congress, he really does run for Congress.

Heard on the Hill: Beer Bonding

May 4, 2011

Reps. Joe Crowley (D-N.Y.) and Tim Murphy (R-Pa.) don’t always agree on the issues, but they’ve been able to find some common ground — an Irish drinking song.

Heard on the Hill: Pelosi Still Stuck in Stage One of Kübler-Ross

May 3, 2011

Months after they lost the House majority, the Democrats are still having a hard time letting go.

Heard on the Hill: Ayla Brown Turns Heads

May 3, 2011

The twisted hallways of Capitol Hill are notorious for perplexing tourists. Even Senators’ daughters sometimes have to stop for directions.

Heard on the Hill: Partying With the Young Folks

May 2, 2011

It wasn’t just a bunch of 20-somethings celebrating Osama bin Laden’s death Sunday night in front of the White House.

HOH’s One-Minute Recess: Tweeting and Repeating

May 2, 2011

Twitter went wild with the news of Osama bin Laden’s death Sunday night, and Members were no exception.

HOH’s One-Minute Recess: Department of Intern-al Affairs

April 27, 2011

It’s that time of year again.

HOH’s One-Minute Recess: Ben’s Burger

April 25, 2011

After he’s done with Congress, Sen. Ben Nelson might have a future on the Food Network.

Heard on the Hill: Shared Slogan

April 24, 2011

Members of the tea party may have made their way into Congress by saying they’re anti-Washington, but they share a battle cry with some D.C. advocates.

Heard on the Hill: Tea Partyer Perfecting the Pouf

April 24, 2011

In the daily whirlwind of Washington, everyone needs a little fluff sometimes. That’s particularly true if you’re Amy Kremer of the Tea Party Express.

Director Hopes ‘Cyrano’ Inspires

April 22, 2011

Roll Call sat down with Aaron Posner to talk about his vision for the latest play to open at the Folger Shakespeare Library.

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