Rob Shimshock is a journalist and satirist in the Washington, D.C. area. He is currently a reporter at The Daily Caller News Foundation and a contributor at TheRebel.media, where he reports on university campuses and provides video commentary.

Before starting with The Daily Caller, Shimshock reported on education for Campus Reform and technology for Breitbart News. He also interned at the National Journalism Center and Charles Koch Institute.

Shimshock graduated from the University of Virginia with a Bachelor of Arts in English and Media Studies. While at UVA, he worked as a print and video reporter, designed and scripted computer games, performed advocacy for the student judiciary, and delivered humiliating defeats to rivals of the table tennis C-team.

When he's not reporting or writing satirical detective short stories, Shimshock can be found playing classical and contemporary piano pieces. A video archive of his performances can be found here.