Jill Pike

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Jill Pike
Born (1980-07-13) July 13, 1980 (age 36)
United States
Residence Washington, D.C.
Alma mater Loyola Marymount University
Occupation Radio talk show host, ABC News contributor
Years active 2002–present
Known for The Young Turks, Absolute Truth
Spouse(s) Apurv Pandit

Jill Pike (born July 13, 1980) is an American political commentator, activist, and model. Previously, Pike was deputy director of public affairs for the think tank Third Way. She was one of the hosts of the talk radio show The Young Turks on Air America Radio.[1]

She is married to Apurv Pandit a student from India. Pike occasionally substitute hosted The Young Turks when either Cenk Uygur or Ben Mankiewicz was absent. Her roles on the show included booking guests and participating in the chat room.[2] She formerly co-hosted an Internet-only broadcast following the show called Absolute Truth. Pike has been a political opinion contributor to ABC News.[3][4]

Pike has a B.A. in Television Production from Loyola Marymount University and has worked behind the scenes in television in various capacities on such shows as National Enquirer TV and The Jeff Corwin Experience. Referring to her modeling in a Young Turks calendar publication, her co-hosts say that "her calendar is a big hit among guys, of course."[5]

Jill Pike's father is American television and movie producer John S. Pike.


  1. ^ Grover, Ronald (February 7, 2006). "The Right Stuff from a Lefty Trio". Business Week. Archived from the original on October 26, 2006. Retrieved 2006-10-16. 
  2. ^ Gold, Matea (March 19, 2006). "Can't get on the network? Get on the Net". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved July 10, 2011. 
  3. ^ Pike, Jill (November 16, 2006). "Getting Beyond the Drama of Immigration Reform". ABC News. Retrieved 2006-11-26. 
  4. ^ Pike, Jill (February 6, 2007). "The Issue Here Is That Dirty Little Word: 'Sex'". ABC News. 
  5. ^ Bedard, Paul (September 18, 2006). "The Whispers pictures". US News and World Report. Archived from the original on January 14, 2007. Retrieved 2006-10-16.