Meet Our Staff

Geoff Ingersoll: Editor-in-Chief, The Daily Caller

Ingersoll graduated from Penn State in 2004. After enlisting in the Marine Corps. in 2005, he deployed twice to Iraq, once to the DMZ in South Korea, and won several journalism awards. Geoff attended graduate journalism school at NYU, then embedded with Marines in Afghanistan. Before joining The Daily Caller in 2017, he served as the defense editor for Military, Defense, Foreign Policy at Business Insider, the managing editor of Marine Corps Times, and the managing editor of The Daily Caller News Foundation. You can find his work highlighted in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, MSNBC, Salon, New York Daily News, CNN and many others. He is hopelessly addicted to the news.

Kush Desai: Fact Checker

Desai was born and raised in northern New Jersey and joined Check Your Fact after graduating from Dartmouth College in 2017, where he studied History and wrote for The Dartmouth Review. In his freetime, Desai enjoys long walks on the beach and is a big fan of Hawaiian shirts.

Emily Larsen: Fact Checker

Larsen the newest member of the Check Your Fact team. Previously, she was a program manager at Campus Reform, where she worked with student freelance contributors. A native of Albuquerque, New Mexico, Emily graduated from the University of New Mexico with a B.A. in political science in 2014.

David Sivak: Fact Checker

Sivak grew up in the Washington, D.C. area and graduated summa cum laude from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County with a B.S. in financial economics and minors in writing and political science. Before joining Check Your Fact in 2017, he spent several years working for a Fortune 500 company in corporate finance.

Fact checks are also performed by The Daily Caller staff and other freelance journalists who are thoroughly vetted by The Daily Caller's editorial team.


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