The Editors

Senior Editor “Allahpundit” has been blogging for Hot Air since its inception in April 2006. He is cited in Mary Mapes’s book as one of the right-wing bloggers whose “wild and hateful claims” helped destroy CBS’s story about the Bush National Guard memos, which pleases him to no end.

Senior Editor Ed Morrissey joined Hot Air in February 2008 after writing at Captain’s Quarters since 2003. Ed hosts his twice-weekly Internet talk program The Ed Morrissey Show here at Hot Air on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons at 4 ET, and occasionally fills in for Hugh Hewitt on the Salem Radio Network.

Editor-at-Large Mary Katharine Ham joined Hot Air in July 2012. Mary Katharine Ham is a Fox News Channel contributor, former radio talk show host and has written for publications such as the Washington Examiner, the Weekly Standard and others.

Weekend Editor Jazz Shaw started contributing to HotAir in 2010 and was named Weekend Editor in 2012.

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Hot Air was launched on April 24, 2006, with Michelle Malkin as founder/CEO. Since then, the site has become one of the largest right-of-center blogs on the Internet. Here’s the very first post that appeared at Hot Air–posted at 4:15am after bleary-eyed preparations and an intense team effort to launch the site. Here were Michelle’s reflections on the site’s six-month anniversary.

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