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Global Opinions Editor, The Washington Post
Karen Attiah is the Global Opinions editor at The Washington Post, writing on international affairs and social issues. She commissions and edits commentary on global issues from a variety of international writers. She is also the host/commentator of award-winning TL; DR series, which focuses on complex identity issues and international stories that can be overlooked or under-covered. She joined The Post in 2014 as a digital producer in the Opinions section. Attiah often writes and speaks on issues relating to race, gender and international politics, with a special interest in Africa. Previously, she reported as a freelancer for the Associated Press while based in the Caribbean.
Karen is the winner of the 2019 George Polk Award and was the 2019 Journalist of the Year from the National Association of Black Journalists.