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The Washington Post

NEWSPAPER

Daily broadsheet, published since 1877. Acquired at auction from Edward McLean in 1933 by Eugene Meyer; the paper was then passed through the Graham Family until 2013, when the Post was sold to Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon. See also The Washington Post Co..

Official Website:
http://www.washingtonpost.com/

Location:
Washington, DC

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Maryon Allen
Politician
30-Nov-1925   US Senator from Alabama, 1978
Mike Allen
Journalist
21-Jun-1964   Politico
Joseph Alsop
Journalist
11-Oct-1910 28-Aug-1989 Matter of Fact
Jack Anderson
Columnist
19-Oct-1922 17-Dec-2005 Uncovered CIA plot to kill Fidel Castro
Anne Applebaum
Author
25-Jul-1964   Gulag: A History
Chuck Babington
Journalist
?   Washington Post political editor
Peter Baker
Journalist
c. 1964   Washington Post reporter
Dan Balz
Journalist
c. 1946   Washington Post political reporter
Michael Barone
Pundit
19-Sep-1944   Almanac of American Politics
Peter Beinart
Columnist
1971   Washington Post columnist
Peter Benchley
Novelist
8-May-1940 11-Feb-2006 Jaws
Carl Bernstein
Journalist
14-Feb-1944   Broke the Watergate story
Clifford K. Berryman
Cartoonist
2-Apr-1869 11-Dec-1949 Political cartoonist
Jeffrey H. Birnbaum
Columnist
c. 1955   K Street Confidential
Joan Biskupic
Journalist
c. 1956   USA Today Supreme Court reporter
Douglas A. Blackmon
Journalist
6-Sep-1964   Slavery by Another Name
Ben Bradlee
Journalist
26-Aug-1921   Editor of The Washington Post, 1965-91
David Broder
Journalist
11-Sep-1929 9-Mar-2011 Washington Post reporter
David Brooks
Columnist
11-Aug-1961   Shields and Brooks
Tina Brown
Editor
21-Nov-1953   The Daily Beast and Newsweek
Warren Buffett
Business
30-Aug-1930   Billionaire in Omaha
Elisabeth Bumiller
Journalist
c. 1955   New York Times Washington correspondent
Lou Cannon
Journalist
3-Jun-1933   Reagan biographer
Chris Cillizza
Journalist
c. 1976   Washington Post columnist
Richard Cohen
Columnist
1941   Washington Post columnist
Steve Coll
Journalist
8-Oct-1958   Ghost Wars
Bob Considine
Journalist
4-Nov-1906 25-Sep-1975 Ghostwriter, Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo
Janet Cooke
Journalist
23-Jul-1954   Caught writing fake news
Timothy Curran
Journalist
?   Roll Call editor
E. J. Dionne
Journalist
23-Apr-1952   The Washington Post
Michael Drosnin
Journalist
c. 1944   The Bible Code
William M. Drozdiak
Journalist
c. 1949   American Council on Germany
Ervin S. Duggan
Government
30-Jun-1939   CEO of PBS, 1994-99
David A. Fahrenthold
Journalist
c. 1978   Washington Post reporter
Jonathan Finer
Journalist
c. 1976   Washington Post reporter
Dan Froomkin
Columnist
c. 1963   Huffington Post writer and media critic
Michael Gerson
Politician
1965   Washington Post columnist
Philip Geyelin
Journalist
27-Feb-1923 9-Jan-2004 Former editor, The Washington Post
Malcolm Gladwell
Columnist
3-Sep-1963   The Tipping Point
James Glassman
Publisher
1-Jan-1947   Roll Call editor
Jeffrey Goldberg
Journalist
22-Sep-1965   Atlantic Monthly
Donald E. Graham
Journalist
22-Apr-1945   CEO of Washington Post
Katharine Graham
Publisher
16-Jun-1917 17-Jul-2001 Washington Post publisher, 1966-79
Philip L. Graham
Publisher
18-Jul-1915 3-Aug-1963 Washington Post publisher, 1947-63
Meg Greenfield
Journalist
27-Dec-1930 13-May-1999 The Washington Post
Lloyd Grove
Columnist
c. 1954   Gossip columnist
George Hager
Journalist
c. 1950   USA Today economics reporter
Ruth Hale
Activist
1886 18-Sep-1933 Maiden name crusader
John F. Harris
Journalist
c. 1963   Politico editor-in-chief
Louis Harris
Business
6-Jan-1921   Pollster, Louis Harris and Associates
Sam Harris
Author
9-Apr-1967   The End of Faith
Paul Hendrickson
Author
29-Apr-1944   Hemingway's Boat
Herblock
Cartoonist
13-Oct-1909 7-Oct-2001 Editorial Cartoonist, The Washington Post
Fred Hiatt
Columnist
30-Apr-1955   Washington Post Editorial Page Editor
Jim Hoagland
Journalist
22-Jan-1940   The Washington Post
David E. Hoffman
Journalist
1953   The Dead Hand
Brit Hume
Journalist
22-Jun-1943   Fox News DC correspondent
Gwen Ifill
Journalist
29-Sep-1955   Washington Week, Lehrer News Hour
David Ignatius
Columnist
1950   Washington Post op-ed columnist
Michael Isikoff
Journalist
c. 1952   NBC reporter
Susan Jacoby
Author
4-Jun-1945   Freethinkers: A History of American Secularism
Haynes Johnson
Journalist
9-Jul-1931 24-May-2013 Sleepwalking Through History
Boisfeuillet Jones, Jr.
Publisher
1946   Washington Post publisher, 2000-08
Robert Kagan
Government
26-Sep-1958   Influential neocon, cofounded PNAC
Robert G. Kaiser
Journalist
7-Apr-1943   So Damn Much Money
Michiko Kakutani
Critic
9-Jan-1955   Quirky New York Times book critic
Kitty Kelley
Author
4-Apr-1942   Controversial biogratrix
Ronald Kessler
Journalist
31-Dec-1943   Inside the CIA
Colbert King
Columnist
20-Sep-1939   Washington Post columnist
Michael Kinsley
Pundit
9-Mar-1951   Founding editor of Slate
Ezra Klein
Journalist
9-May-1984   The Washington Post
Kevin Klose
Government
c. 1940   CEO of National Public Radio
Tony Kornheiser
Journalist
13-Jul-1948   Pardon the Interruption
Nick Kotz
Journalist
16-Sep-1932   Judgment Days
Charles Krauthammer
Columnist
13-Mar-1950   Washington Post columnist
Bill Kristol
Columnist
23-Dec-1952   Editor of The Weekly Standard
Howard Kurtz
Journalist
1-Aug-1953   Media critic
Robert Kuttner
Editor
17-Apr-1943   The American Prospect
David Laventhol
Publisher
1933   President of Times Mirror, 1987-93
Jennifer 8. Lee
Journalist
15-Mar-1976   New York Times reporter
Thomas W. Lippman
Journalist
c. 1939   Washington Post Mideast Correspondent
David Lodge
Novelist
28-Jan-1935   How Far Can You Go?
Rob "CmdrTaco" Malda
Blogger
10-May-1976   Slashdot
James Mann
Author
18-Sep-1946   Rise of the Vulcans
David Maraniss
Journalist
6-Aug-1949   First in His Class
Ruth A. Marcus
Columnist
1958   Washington Post columnist
Judith Martin
Columnist
13-Sep-1938   Miss Manners
Jessica Tuchman Mathews
Government
1946   Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
Mary McGrory
Journalist
22-Aug-1918 21-Apr-2004 Pulitzer Prize-winning Liberal Icon
Eugene Meyer
Publisher
31-Oct-1875 17-Jul-1959 Washington Post publisher, 1933-47
Dana Milbank
Journalist
27-Apr-1968   Washington Post White House reporter
David Mills
Screenwriter
20-Nov-1961 30-Mar-2010 Writer for The Wire
Michele Norris
Radio Personality
7-Sep-1961   NPR host, All Things Considered
Tim O'Brien
Novelist
1-Oct-1946   Going After Cacciato
Don Oberdorfer
Journalist
28-May-1931   The Washington Post
Kathleen Parker
Columnist
c. 1954   Washington Post columnist
Drew Pearson
Journalist
13-Dec-1897 1-Sep-1969 Washington Merry-Go-Round
Walter Pincus
Journalist
24-Dec-1932   Washington Post reporter with CIA ties
Dana Priest
Journalist
c. 1959   Washington Post Pentagon reporter
Jane Bryant Quinn
Journalist
5-Feb-1939   Personal finance columnist
William Raspberry
Columnist
12-Oct-1935 17-Jul-2012 The Washington Post
Diane Ravitch
Government
1-Jul-1938   Education reformer
David Remnick
Editor
29-Oct-1958   Editor of The New Yorker
Thomas Ricks
Journalist
25-Sep-1955   Fiasco
Eugene H. Robinson
Journalist
12-Mar-1954   Associate Editor, Washington Post
Jennifer Rubin
Blogger
?   Washington Post blogger
Robert J. Samuelson
Columnist
23-Dec-1945   Newsweek columnist
Tom Shales
Critic
3-Nov-1948   TV critic
Mark Shields
Columnist
25-May-1937   Shields and Brooks
Paul Taylor
Journalist
3-Sep-1949   See How They Run
Jim VandeHei
Journalist
1972   The Washington Post
Sander Vanocur
Journalist
8-Jan-1928   ABC and NBC correspondent
Henry C. Wallich
Economist
10-Jun-1914 16-Sep-1988 Council of Economic Advisers, 1959-61
Gene Weingarten
Columnist
2-Oct-1951   Below the Beltway
Jonathan Weisman
Journalist
c. 1966   Wall Street Journal
Katharine Weymouth
Publisher
c. 1966   Washington Post publisher
Lally Weymouth
Journalist
3-Jul-1943   The Washington Post
Michael Wilbon
Journalist
19-Nov-1958   Co-host of Pardon the Interruption
Roger Wilkins
Educator
25-Mar-1932   Author, blackademic
Juan Williams
Pundit
10-Apr-1954   Fox News commentator
George C. Wilson
Journalist
11-Jul-1927   Bridge of No Return
Jules Witcover
Columnist
16-Jul-1927   Longtime Baltimore Sun columnist
Tom Wolfe
Author
2-Mar-1931   Bonfire of the Vanities
Bob Woodward
Journalist
26-Mar-1943   Broke the Watergate story
Jonathan Yardley
Critic
27-Oct-1939   Influential book critic


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