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Faiz Siddiqui

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Washington, D.C.
Staff Writer — The Washington Post
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Covers:  world issues, nebraska, arkansas politics, politics, health, sports, cops, ethiopian spines

Covering transportation @washingtonpost. Likes city stuff, basketball, good raps. @UNL_CoJMC grad. faiz.siddiqui@washpost.com | 202.334.6224

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Biography

Faiz Siddiqui is a local news reporter at The Washington Post. He covers transportation and development. A University of Nebraska-Lincoln graduate, he has previously contributed to NPR, The Boston Globe and the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette.

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@faizsays — 3,359 followers, 11,436 tweets

Nov 19, 2017

"On the bright side, anyone who missed the 9:44 a.m. Tsukuba Express train because of the 20-second premature departure would have had to wait just four minutes for the next northbound train.." https://t.co/5WonB3ZZMP

Nov 19, 2017

@EvelynMejil Hi Evelyn, I'm a reporter with @washingtonpost hoping to get in touch re: the Unity March. Could you give me a call when you have a moment? 202-334-6224. Thx!

Nov 19, 2017

Helen Lew, who made little noise during her decade-long tenure as Metro IG, is joining her successor's plea for a higher-profile, more independent #wmata watchdog. https://t.co/VTfsIX3OPs

Nov 18, 2017

RT @joshuaschank: LA Metro and Via Join Forces to Offer Shared Rides to Select Transit Stations  http://prn.to/2mBF3zX 

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Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes.

What does it mean to be a journalist?

Never again picking up a newspaper, watching a broadcast news segment or scrolling through your Twitter feed without scrutinizing every word.

How do you prefer to be pitched on stories?

I like to find my own, usually. I like to notice something that's worth writing about and then chase it.

Hearst Journalism Award

2014 - Feature Writing
Placed first out of 153 in the Hearst Feature Writing Competition for the story "Saving Sisay."

Hearst Journalism Award

2012 - Feature Writing, third place
Placed third out of 142 in the Hearst Feature Writing Competition for the story "War-torn veterans, their dreams, and a yoga instructor."