Kelsey Bolar

Kelsey Bolar is a Senior Policy Analyst at the Independent Women’s Forum and the editor of the BRIGHT newsletter. Previously she served as a Senior News Producer at The Daily Signal, the multimedia news organization at The Heritage Foundation. She is the 2017-2018 Tony Blankley Fellow with the Steamboat Institute. In addition to writing news stories and in-depth investigative features, she produces short documentary videos that focus on putting a human face to conservative policy issues.

In addition to her work at IWF, Bolar is a contributor to The Federalist and the Wednesday editor of BRIGHT, a morning newsletter for women, by women.

She graduated from Lafayette College in Easton, Pa., with a self- designed double major in international affairs and film and media in politics. Prior to joining The Daily Signal, she was an editor and video producer for Fox News in New York City.

Bolar, who grew up in Wilton, Conn., currently resides in Washington, D.C. with her husband, Luke. She balances her passion for politics with an affinity for yoga, and recently became a certified yoga instructor.

Follow Kelsey @kelseyjharkness