Caitlin Gibson

Caitlin Gibson covers Loudoun County for The Washington Post. A native of the Washington area, Caitlin came to The Post in 2005 and contributed essays, columns, blog posts, and feature stories to the newspaper and WP Magazine before joining the local news staff in 2010. Caitlin was a finalist for the 2009 Livingston Awards for Young Journalists in local reporting for a series about a teenage heroin ring in Fairfax County. She was awarded first place in feature writing by the 2011 Virginia Press Association news contest for a WP Magazine story about Nichols Hardware, a Loudoun landmark transformed by family tragedy.

Latest by Caitlin Gibson

Potomac watershed cleanup: Fishing for trash

Potomac watershed cleanup: Fishing for trash

Volunteers in 35 canoes remove debris that included a lot of discarded tires and even furniture.

Hillsboro and School Board to prepare charter application

The proposed academy would become Loudoun County’s second public charter school program.

Kids robbed at lemonade stand in Loudoun

Authorities say a teen took money from the 12 year-old victims.

Officials: Va. deputy shot daughter he mistook for intruder

The incident happened at the Loudoun officer’s Winchester home, and the girl is in the hospital.