David Sessions is a 2008 graduate of Patrick Henry College in Purcellville, Virginia, where he studied journalism and public policy. He began his journalism careerin Washington, D.C., at Slate, where he worked as a contributor until 2009. He moved to New York in 2008 to edit Patrol, an online magazine he founded to explore the intersection of religion, politics and culture.
From 2009 to 2010, he was a Washington reporter for Politics Daily, AOL's political news site. His writing has also appeared in New York, World, and the political blog The American Scene.
Sessions grew up in Fairfield, Texas, and how lives with his wife, Alisa Harris, in New York City.