About Us

Who Are We

Young Conservatives LLC was founded at Dartmouth College by Joshua Riddle and David Rufful in May 2009. Without funding, the company has become one of the most trusted and fastest-growing news media companies in the world.
During the past ten years, our team has expanded significantly, which now includes dozens of data analysts, social media experts, advertising operators, web developers, and content creators. Josh and David remain fully independent and exclusively own and operate Young Conservatives.
Currently, Young Conservatives generates millions of monthly subscribers and millions of page views and video views. We are proud that our media properties is regularly ranked among the Top 100 Desktop Sites and Top 50 Mobile Sites in the US, as verified by Quantcast.

As a result of this success, Josh and David have appeared on Real Time with Bill Maher, Fox & Friends, Huckabee, VH1’s Best Week Ever, The Huffington Post, Playboy Magazine, The O’Reilly Factor, Daily Kos, Power Line Blog, MTV and many other nationally syndicated radio stations, major web outlets, and national television programs.
What Else? At 6’9″ and 6’4″, Josh and David played division one college basketball for the men’s varsity team. They were also editors of the preeminent college newspaper, The Dartmouth Review. Prior to college, Josh and David both studied at Northfield Mount Hermon School in Massachusetts. Josh is native of Denver, Colorado. David is from Warwick, Rhode Island.