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Robert Samuels

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Washington, DC
Political Reporter — The Washington Post
As seen in: The Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, The Independent, SFGate, The Chronicle of Higher Education, Inside Higher Ed, Sydney Morning Herald, Houston Chronicle and 75 more
Covers:  cultural/race relations, socioeconomics, human interest, youth culture, urbanism, social equality, urban affairs, culture, metro d.c.
Doesn't Cover: education

Washington Post political reporter. Travels the US to tell stories of people and politics. Bx Science, Medill, Miami Herald alum.Figure skating fan. Left-handed

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Biography

Robert Samuels chronicles the life of the District and its suburbs at night for The Washington Post. His interests are broad, but gravitates toward the personal stories that reify our humanity and illuminate the ways we live.

Robert loves reading good journalism as much as he loves attempting to...

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@newsbysamuels — 6,184 followers, 5,887 tweets

Nov 20, 2017

@JonathanBeyer81 thanks for the follow! we should hang out/swap analysis of the season! I'm gearing up for Olympic coverage!

Nov 20, 2017

.@SwatiGauri is leaving the Post and it make me sad and I want to have drinks to mourn about it with people but now we have no one to coordinate it because Swati will be gone

Nov 17, 2017

Can anyone provide a British livestream link for #IFP2017 ?

Nov 17, 2017

Can anyone provide a British Eurosport lifestream link for #IFP17 ?

Nov 17, 2017

I don't know dude. It probably is more a symptom of local newspaper staff's being severed and diluted over the years  https://twitter.com/mudlarklives/status/931586458149933056 

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How is social media changing news?

It's made news, and celebrity, more democratic

How do you prefer to be pitched on stories?

E-mail, primarily. Or a phone call.

What tools and software do you use to do your job?

Twitter; Facebook; Methode; the telephone

Livingston Award

2014 - Local (finalist)
Named finalist in local for story examining the failure of the New Communities Initiative to deliver affordable housing, leading to the prolonged delay of 211 families returning to their home.s.

Society of Professional Journalists Award

2009 - Florida Young Journalist of the Year