Amy Hitt
Editor

Amy Hitt was born in Los Angeles and grew up in Bethesda. She graduated from Sidwell Friends School and received her bachelor’s degree in English from Smith College. After college, Amy worked as a copy editor at the Winston-Salem Journal in North Carolina, where she married a fellow journalist and had a daughter. After returning to Washington in 1989, Amy worked at the Bureau of National Affairs and welcomed another daughter. She began copy editing part-time at The Washington Post in 1999, working on the Metro, Financial and Weekend desks, and joined the Weekend section as a full-time assignment editor in 2010. Amy lives in Arlington.

Latest by Amy Hitt

The D.C. area's free summer concerts, from Herndon to Rockville

The D.C. area's free summer concerts, from Herndon to Rockville

More than 15 places to lay out your blanket and soak up summer's sounds for gratis.

Sad trombone: Budget cuts quiet our Carter Barron concerts

Sad trombone: Budget cuts quiet our Carter Barron concerts

The National Park Service at Carter Barron is scaling back its summer programming.

Weekend/Going Out Guide Holiday Wrapping Paper Contest

Weekend/Going Out Guide Holiday Wrapping Paper Contest

Your kids don’t need a computer or app to get creative. Pull out your markers, paints and crayons for our annual wrapping paper contest.

‘First Position’

Bess Kargman follows seven young dancers as they compete for scholarships and job offers. [Read more]