Washington Post taps Eggen as senior politics editor

Washington Post taps Eggen as senior politics editor

Dan Eggen

The next announcement was despatched out from The Washington Post’s nationwide editor Matea Gold and deputy countrywide editor Phil Rucker:

Dan Eggen is having on an expansive new portfolio as senior politics editor, helming The Post’s protection of the White Dwelling, Congress and campaigns throughout the place. Dan will also oversee considerably of our political business and government accountability coverage.

Dan is effectively suited for this role right after working on the Politics desk for the past 10 years.

Dan grew to become an editor in 2013 to run The Post’s White House coverage and then served as campaign editor for the 2016 presidential race.

Dan joined The Publish in 1997 as a Metro reporter in the Manassas bureau and then labored in the Fairfax bureau right before joining the National workers in 2001, at the dawn of the George W. Bush administration. As a Justice Office reporter above the up coming seven decades, Dan played a central purpose in covering the 9/11 assaults, the war on terrorism and the 9/11 commission. He was part of a Put up group that was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for national reporting in 2002 for its protection of the war on terrorism.

Dan expended most of his childhood in Minnesota, gained a B.A. in political science from the College of Minnesota and earlier worked as a reporter at the Des Moines Register and at the Lakeland (Fla.) Ledger.