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Washington Post names Parker senior national political correspondent

July 20, 2022

Posted by Mariam Ahmed

Ashley Parker

The Washington Post has named Ashley Parker its senior national political correspondent. Parker will lead coverage of the midterm elections and the 2024 presidential campaign.

Recently, Parker served as White House bureau chief and White House reporter.

In 2022, she was part of the team that won a Pulitzer Prize for Public Service, the George Polk Award for national reporting and the Robin Toner Prize for Excellence in Political Reporting. She was a team Pulitzer Prize winner for National Reporting and a George Polk Award in 2018.

She co-moderated the Post and MSNBC’s Democratic presidential primary debate in Atlanta. Previously, she was at The New York Times for 11 years. She wrote for New York Times Sunday Magazine, Glamour and the Washingtonian.

Parker graduated from the University of Pennsylvania. Be sure to congratulate her on her Twitter page.

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