MDDC Press Association Awards
Congratulations to all The Washington Post staffers who were honored at last week’s banquet in Baltimore. The Post had 19 first place winners, nine second place winners and eight Best of Show awards. For more on the MDDC Press Association, visit: http://www.mddcpress.com/
Regional Emmy nominations are in...
The Washington Post has received 10 regional Emmy nominations, which are listed below. The winners will be announced on June 15. 1. #9-C Feature News Report - Serious Feature Zero Day: Exploring Cyberspace As A New Domain Of War The Washington Post Whitney Shefte, Video Producer/Reporter/Editor/Script Writer/Narrator Sohail Al-Jamea, Motion Graphics Artist Robert O’Harrow, Jr.,...
Washington Post Executive Editor Named Fox News...
Watch the video here (start at 44:50): http://www.hulu.com/watch/476097
What is your favorite baseball memory?
For Nationals pitcher Drew Storen, it was playing with chicken pox. Read from other Nationals, Washington Post writers and baseball enthusiasts about their earliest baseball memories on the Baseball Memories grid. To share your own story (and photo, if you have one), submit it here, on Twitter or Instagram with the hashtag #baseballmemories.
The Post at your fingertips...
Download The Washington Post’s updated flagship app for iPad, which now includes a replica of the daily newspaper and the best of the website updated throughout the day. Available from Newsstand and App Store. To learn more, check out our press release and early reviews here and here.
Two years of conflict in Syria feat. columnist David Ignatius and foreign correspondent Liz Sly
Michelle Obama Returns to Vogue
Pulitzer prize-winning fashion journalist Robin Givhan writes: “As Michelle Obama enters her fifth year in the White House, her image has shifted from that of an African American woman who grew up on the South Side of Chicago, to an assertive lawyer and career woman, to a non-threatening mom-in-chief harvesting sweet potatoes, to a kind of glamorous hybrid who — based on approval ratings...
The Post’s Jason Horowitz talks about the new pope from Rome last night on MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow Show
Fit at 102
Ray Clark is proof that it’s never too late to start exercising. As he turned 102 last week, Clark was able to curl 40 pounds, work out vigorously on a rowing machine and deftly pluck bouncing eight-pound kettle bells from the air with the hand-eye coordination of a much younger man. Photo Credit: Bill O’Leary/The Washington Post
Cory Haik among the top 50 female innovators in...
Congrats to our own @coryhaik, who was just named one of the top 50 female innovators in online media. journalism.co.uk recognized these women in honor of International Women’s Day. See the full list here. As executive producer for digital news at The Post, Cory has been instrumental in the launch of the Truth Teller Prototype and coordinating digital efforts behind the presidential...
Robots in the workplace: Job creators or job...
“We’ve reached a tipping point in robotics.” The possibility is to run a factory “all while you are sleeping”. -Daniela Rus, director of MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory. (image credit: Jessica Rinaldi / For The Washington Post)
In D.C., just how important are you?
All it takes is a snow day to separate the essential personnel from those who simply wish they were, reports Washington Post reporter Emily Wax. In this sequester era of looming job cuts and furloughs for federal employees and contractors, being anything but essential is a frightening prospect. ...
The Washington Post is proud to sponsor Atlas INTERSECTIONS Festival and the free performances of The Washington Post Cafe Concert Series. Visit www.intersectionsdc.org for information on tickets and showtimes.
John Sullivan Joins American University and The... →
New Role is Part of Upcoming Graduate Education Project to Combine Academia with Journalism Industry
WaPo's Peter Whoriskey Wins Polk Award
Big congrats to Washington Post financial reporter Peter Whoriskey on winning a Polk Award for his series looking at pharmaceutical companies’ influence over the research that that determines drug prescriptions for millions of Americans If you didn’t catch the series, read it now: Biased Research, Big Profits:...
"Annie's Ghost" by WaPo's Steven Luxenberg...
“Annie’s Ghosts” is set in Michigan and written by Luxenberg, a Washington Post associate editor and a Detroit native. The Michigan Humanities Council aims to engage the entire state in discussion about the book’s themes of mental illness, immigration, genealogy, family secrets, etc. Partner pre-registration to host community events, such as lectures, author tour visits, and book...
White House News Photographer Association Awards...
2013 WHNPA Eyes of History Still Photography Contest Winners Portfolio 1st Jahi Chikwendiu, The Washington Post Award of Excellence Marvin Joseph, The Washington Post Feature Picture Story 1st Marvin Joseph, The Washington Post, “Child Preacher” 2nd Matt McClain, The Washington Post, “Swimming Holes” 3rd Linda Davidson, The Washington Post, “Untitled (Tabitha Rouzzo)” Award of Excellence Matt...
WashPost Designers Win Gold and Silver Medals
The Society for News Design recognizes The Washington Post for it’s Sports pages in the Special Coverage category and it’s year-long coverage of the U.S. Presidential election for the Single-Subject Series category.
The Washington Post Announces New National Editor
Cameron Barr will become the new national editor at The Washington Post. Most recently, Barr served as deputy national editor, overseeing The Post’s coverage of the presidential election in addition to the Aurora and Newtown mass shootings. Prior to that, he was the national security editor, guiding The Post’s coverage of major stories like drones, the Afghan war and torture, just...
The Washington Post Charities, a McCormick Foundation Fund, is proud to support the Catalogue for Philanthropy which highlights some of the area’s best nonprofits. Request a catalogue here: http://www.catalogueforphilanthropy-dc.org/cfpdc/request-catalogue.php
Applications for The Washington Post 2013 Award for Excellence in Nonprofit Management are being accepted through January 7, 2013. Winning organizations receive a $10,000 grant and all applicants receive feedback on their management practices. Learn more about the award here: http://www.nonprofitadvancement.org/PostAward2013
Marty Baron named executive editor of The...
Marty Baron will be executive editor of The Washington Post effective January 2, 2013. “We are thrilled to have Marty Baron lead The Washington Post’s newsroom,” said Katharine Weymouth, publisher of The Post. “He has a demonstrated record of producing the highest quality journalism, which matches the legacy and expectations of The Post.” Baron comes to The Post from The Boston Globe, where he...
The Washington Post is the presenting sponsor of the annual Marine Corps Healthy Kids Fun Run this Saturday, October 27th. Come help Ned the Newshound cheer on the kids as they participate in this one mile just-for-fun event. http://www.washingtonpost.com/community-relations/partners
There are still tickets available for the Fair Chance 2012 Butterfly Bash! For more information on tickets and The Post’s involvement visit http://www.washingtonpost.com/community-relations/partners
There is still time to submit a photo to The Washington Post FotoWeekDC Youth Photo Contest! Children in grades K-12 at local schools are invited to submit their best photos to win cash prizes and have their photo displayed on washingtonpost.com. Submissions are due October 8. For more information or to enter the contest visit: http://youth.fotodc.org/
The Washington Post Night at Ford's Theatre
The Washington Post is proud to support Ford Theatre Society’s Lincoln Legacy Project and its production of Fly. Washington Post Readers can receive 20% off tickets to the 7:30 p.m. show on September 27. There will be a special panel discussion after the show featuring National Political reporter Nia-Malika Henderson, She the People Columnist Melinda Henneberger and Federal Reporter Steve Vogel....
Shakespeare Free For All Starts Today
The 22nd annual Shakespeare Theatre Company Free For All starts today. The Washington Post is a founding sponsor of the FFA and is proud to support this year’s free production of All’s Well That Ends Well. For more information on how to get tickets, visit: http://www.shakespearetheatre.org/about/ffa/
Who are D.C.'s Biggest News-makers?
Check out the 15 biggest news-makers in D.C. right now as compiled by The Washington Post staff. We look at enduring stars, supernovas and people know as much for infamy as fame. On the list: RG3, Marion Barry, celebrity Chef Jose Andres and more. Did we miss anyone? http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/washingtons-biggest-news-makers/2012/07/31/gJQAYaKeNX_gallery.html#photo=1
Through The Washington Post Charities: $155,000 in...
The Washington Post today announces that through The Washington Post Charities, a McCormick Foundation Fund, $155,000 in grants will be awarded to six nonprofit organizations that support education for at-risk youth and teens in the Washington, D.C.-area. View the 2012 grant recipients.
WashPost Among 2012 National Edward R. Murrow...
The Washington Post won three awards in the national online news operation grouping: Video Breaking News Coverage for Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords Shot in Tucson, Use of Video for Under Suspicion: Voices about Muslims in America, and Website. Check here to view the winning entries.
WashPost Style Blog to Live Stream Sweetlife...
Didn’t snag a ticket to this weekend’s Sweetlife Food and Music Festival? No problem. Fans can watch a live stream of the entire concert on The Washington Post’s Style Blog beginning at 12:00 pm on Saturday April 28. The line-up plucks a lot of big names from various genres. Among the highlights: EDM star Avicii , rap phenom Kid Cudi, soft-rock royals the Shins , recent chart-toppers fun.,...