Lilli Petersen

Lilli is the Senior News Editor at Elite Daily, where she leads coverage on all things news and politics, including reproductive rights, the Biden administration, and social justice issues. To keep it fun, she also oversees Elite Daily's I Have The Job You Want series, profiling all the people who do the fun and fascinating jobs you wanted when you were seven. Prior to joining Elite Daily, she was a News & Politics Writer with Refinery29.

Besides her depressing obsession with politics, she loves to talk about her dog, feminism, and the enduring importance of Sansa Stark as the true hero of 'Game of Thrones.' Send her pitches at, or follow her on Twitter at @LPonrecord for some quality dog content and the occasional feminist rant.

Holidays 2022

This Year's White House Christmas Decorations Have Big Candy Cane Vibes


Elite Daily Newsletter: November 14, 2022


Elite Daily Newsletter: November 10, 2022


The Number Of Gen Zers Who Voted In The Midterms Is Great


Michigan's Abortion Ballot Results Are A Major Win


Take "Precincts Reporting" With A Grain Of Salt This Election


Here's What To Know About Your Rights As A Voter

Election 2022

Want To Make A Difference In Politics? Talk To Your Friends

Party Time

Peek Inside NYC’s Fanciest Pop-Up Dinner Event, Dîner En Blanc


What Happens Now That The Supreme Court Overturned Roe v. Wade?


This Line From The Supreme Court’s Dissent On Abortion Rights Is Breaking My Heart


Barack & Michelle Celebrated Sasha Obama's 21st With The Best Throwbacks


What To Know About Getting Your Fave Song On Disney World's ‘Guardians' Coaster


This Advice From Gun Policy Activists Will Give You The Confidence To Make Change


Keep An Eye Out For These Easter Eggs On Disney’s 'Guardians Of The Galaxy' Coaster

Fight Like A Girl

These Activists Will Make You Feel Inspired AF This International Women’s Day


This Hidden Detail On Jill Biden’s State Of The Union Outfit Was So Significant


Surfer Makani Adric Is Going Big On Her Waves And Her Thrills

Political Engagements

Don Jr. Is Apparently Engaged Again, So Congrats, I Guess

Presidential Pups

Jill & Joe Biden’s New Puppy Is The Best Christmas Surprise