Erich J. Prince writes the "News On-the-Record" column and records a podcast version of his centrist political commentary at MediaVillage. Erich co-founded the online political magazine Merion West, where he serves as editor-in-chief. In addition to being an opinion contributor at The Hill, he writes occasionally at a variety of other publications, having written at The Philadelphia Inquirer, The News & Observer, RealClearPolitics etc. Erich studied political science at Yale and is perhaps best known for his on-the-issues interviews with members of Congress and various other officeholders.