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Faiz Siddiqui

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Washington, D.C.
Staff Writer — The Washington Post
As seen in: The Washington Post, The Guardian, Los Angeles Times, NPR, Chicago Tribune, The Independent, The Boston Globe, Sydney Morning Herald and 220 more
Covers:  world issues, nebraska, arkansas politics, politics, health, sports, cops, ethiopian spines

Covering transportation (#wmata, Uber and Lyft and the like) @washingtonpost. Ohioan, rap fan, @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 — 3,290 followers, 11,030 tweets

Sep 21, 2017

RT @AP: BREAKING: Aaron Hernandez's lawyer says test shows former Patriots tight end had 'severe' case of degenerative brain disease CTE.

Sep 21, 2017

RT @wpjenna: Journalist contacts Spicer for comment. Spicer threatens to contact "legal authorities to address your harassment."  https://www.axios.com/another-potential-mueller-honey-pot-spicers-notebooks-2487861790.html 

Sep 21, 2017

.@betterDCregion strongly criticizes Hogan's proposal to expand Beltway by four lanes. Here's Exec. Director Stewart Schwartz: https://t.co/KexcXpQzh0

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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."