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WaPo taps Tucker to serve as deputy campaign editor

October 4, 2023

Posted by Mariam Ahmed

Brianna Tucker

The Washington Post has appointed Brianna Tucker deputy campaign editor on the National politics desk to shape coverage of the 2024 presidential campaign.

As per the Post:

“Brianna will help guide the talented team of journalists chronicling this extraordinary political moment in America, with a focus on helping drive vivid, agenda-setting and peerless reporting from the campaign trail.

“She also will help edit our in-the-moment coverage and organize staff deployments to ensure our report is timely, comprehensive and engaging new audiences.”

Tucker joined in 2021 as deputy editor on the 202 newsletters team, editing news and analysis for the morning political newsletter The Early 202. She also helped launch The Climate 202 and served as deputy politics editor, NextGen.

Previously, she held the posts of data and interactive project assistant and editorial assistant at The Chronicle of Higher Education.

Tucker has a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Texas at Austin.

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