Elaine Povich

Journalist (NATIONAL)

Links: @espovich | Bio on PEW site | (Current as of: December 26, 2020)

Elaine S. Povich covers consumer affairs for Stateline. Povich has reported for Newsday, the Chicago Tribune and United Press International. She also has worked as a freelancer for the Washington Post,¬†the Fiscal Times, Governing,¬†Kiplinger and AARP Bulletin. She has written three books, including “John McCain: American Maverick,” and is at work on a fourth. She is an adjunct professor of journalism at the University of Maryland. Povich received the Everett McKinley Dirksen Award for Distinguished Reporting of Congress for her work on how the personal health care stories of members of Congress affect policy. She is a past president of the Washington Press Club Foundation, which helps young women and minorities excel in the field of journalism through internships in Washington, D.C. A native of Bath, Maine, Povich graduated from Cornell University and holds a Master’s Certificate in Multimedia Journalism from the University of Maryland.


News Story

Eviction looms for millions, despite new federal aid package

Elaine Povich
Stateline, St. Louis Post-Dispatch
December 23, 2020
Thirty-five percent of the households behind on rent or mortgages believe they will be evicted or foreclosed on in the next two months, according to the Census Bureau.

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