Christina Barron
KidsPost editor

Christina Barron is editor of KidsPost, a five-day section of The Washington Post written for ages 7 to 13. She started at The Post in 2001 as a copy editor on the National Copy Desk. After seven years of editing stories about terrorism, politics, hurricanes and more politics, she landed on the Features Copy Desk, where she worked on Weekend, KidsPost, Health, Food, Local Living and the Magazine. She moved to the KidsPost for a reporting position in 2012 and became editor in 2013. She lives in Northern Virginia and has her own 9-to-12-year-old focus group.

Latest by Christina Barron

Metro has 5 more places where we can get aboard

Metro has 5 more places where we can get aboard

The opening of the new Silver Line give us more places to go without having to get into a car

Where to find rides, games, animals and weird food?

Where to find rides, games, animals and weird food?

Head to one (or more) of the many county fairs going on through September.

KidsPost Summer Book Club: ‘Wildwood’

KidsPost Summer Book Club: ‘Wildwood’

Prue McKeel loses her brother and then her friend in the Impassable Wilderness. Can she save them?

Celebrate first moon landing by launching model rockets

Celebrate first moon landing by launching model rockets

What better way to pay tribute to the first moonwalk than by building and launching your own rocket?