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Washington Post hires Armario as deputy editor, GA news desk

May 24, 2021

Posted by Mariam Ahmed

Christine Armario

The following excerpt announcement was sent out by The Washington Post general assignment editor Keith McMillan, global live news director Josh Freedom du Lac and senior director of audience Ryan Kellett:

We are thrilled to announce that Christine Armario is joining the General Assignment news desk as a deputy editor. She will help lead a team of reporters charged with covering breaking news, coordinating around-the-clock reporting with the Seoul and London hubs, and producing riveting stories that resonate with readers.

Christine comes to The Post from the Miami Herald, where she has been the Latin America and Caribbean Editor. Before that, she spent 12 years with the Associated Press, as a correspondent and news editor in Bogota, a breaking-news supervisor and education reporter in Los Angeles, and as a reporter in Miami and Tampa. Christine also spent more than three years with Newsday as a New York City crime beat reporter and earned the New York Press Club’s Nellie Bly Award as the city’s best young journalist.

In 2015, Christine was named a Bringing Home the World fellow with the International Center for Journalists.

Christine graduated from NYU in 2004 and earned a master’s degree from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism in 2005. Christine, a fluent Spanish speaker, is a founding member of the South Florida Chapter of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists. She is also a photographer and videographer who can edit, produce and do voiceover work.

Please welcome Christine to The Post. Her first day will be May 24.


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