Erick Erickson is a politically conservative American blogger and editor-in-chief of the blog RedState. He also hosts a weekday radio show on WSB-AM. Previously, he was a political contributor for CNN for four years. Erickson also writes the blog Confessions of a Political Junkie and is the former editor-in-chief of the blog Peach Pundit. He earned his bachelor’s and law degree from Mercer University.