The Washington Post, D.C
National enterprise reporter covering an array of subjects
Education: Columbia University, MA in journalism; University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, BA in history
Stephanie McCrummen is a national enterprise reporter covering an array of subjects for The Washington Post. Previously, she was the paper's East Africa bureau chief based in Nairobi. She has also reported from Egypt, Iraq and Mexico, among other places. She joined The Post in 2004 as a Metro reporter covering the suburban housing boom. Before that, she was a reporter for Newsday in New York. She is originally from Birmingham, Ala.
Honors & Awards:
2015 Erikson Prize for Excellence in Mental Health Reporting
2016 Best American Newspaper Narratives, first place for "An American Void"
2018 Toner Prize for Excellence in Political Reporting for coverage of Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore
2018 George Polk Award for Political Reporting for coverage of Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore
2018 Member of the 2018 Pulitzer Prize Winner in Investigative Reporting
For purposeful and relentless reporting that changed the course of a Senate race in Alabama by revealing a candidate's alleged past sexual harassment of teenage girls and subsequent efforts to undermine the journalism that exposed it.