Lynda Robinson is the local enterprise and projects editor at The Washington Post. Her writers have won awards from the American Society of Newspaper Editors, the American Society of Feature Editors, Scripps Howard, the Casey Foundation, the Education Writers Association, and the Religion News Association. In 1997, she co-edited “The Umpire’s Sons,” which won the Pulitzer Prize for feature writing. In 2014, she was part of the team that worked on The Post’s coverage of the Navy Yard shooting, which was a Pulitzer finalist for breaking news.
Robinson has edited three books, including the newly released “Space Barons: Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and the Quest to Colonize the Cosmos.” She previously worked at The Washington Post Magazine, Capital Style magazine and The Baltimore Sun and has degrees in history and political science from Penn State University and a master’s degree in public affairs journalism from American University.
Recent Posts by Lynda Robinson
This meticulously reported series offers a ground level, panoramic view of the devastating and profound impact of gun violence on children's lives. The results, at once harrowing and revelatory, provide a fresh and compelling look at one of the most pressing issues of our time. Judges called this package a "remarkable series spanning multiple events of violence, each examined with unflinching clarity and emotional rawness." Originally published by The Washington Post between April - December, 2017.
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