Erin Geiger Smith is a reporter and the author of “Thank You for Voting” and its companion young readers’ edition. She has provided commentary on voting and elections on national television programs on CNN, ABC and others, and been interviewed on dozens of radio shows and podcasts, including on NPR and Dax Shepard’s Experts on Expert. She spent several years writing feature stories for major publications, including for the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal.
Geiger Smith was previously a legal reporter at Reuters, where she covered intellectual property, the business of law and U.S. Appeals and Supreme Court cases. She began her career as an attorney practicing commercial litigation at large law firms in Texas and New York. She is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin, the University of Texas School of Law, and Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism.
Geiger Smith lives in New York City with her husband and 8-year-old son and is currently working on a new project focusing on women working to save democracy.