Jeremy W. Peters is a correspondent covering the 2016 presidential campaign for The New York Times.
Over the course of his career at The Times, which began when he was a college stringer at the University of Michigan, he has held a variety of beats. Most recently he covered Congress, including the 2013 government shutdown and the 2014 midterm elections. He was assigned to cover the 2012 presidential election with a focus on the intersection of media and politics.
His other jobs at The Times have included covering the financial markets, the upheaval in print journalism and New York politics. Jeremy spent two and a half years in the Times Albany bureau, during which he helped chronicle the resignation of Eliot Spitzer and the troubled tenure of David A. Paterson. He contributed to The Times body of reporting that was awarded the 2009 Pulitzer Prize for breaking news.
He usually brings a notebook with him on vacation to file dispatches for the Travel section, which has featured his writing on trips from Corsica to the Caribbean. He graduated from Michigan, where he was a reporter and editor for The Michigan Daily, with a B.A. in history and political science. He lives in Washington.