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

U.S. girls win underwater robotics competition in Romania

U.S. girls win underwater robotics competition in Romania

Team Atlantis also shared their passion for science, technology, engineering and math.

Music, food, movies highlight Hispanic heritage

Music, food, movies highlight Hispanic heritage

A month of events celebrate the culture of Spanish-speaking people in the United States.

Two book festivals feature kids authors

Two book festivals feature kids authors

Head to Fall for the Book in Fairfax and Community Reading Festival in Rockville.

D.C. kids’ picture book wins national contest

D.C. kids’ picture book wins national contest

‘A Home for Winter’ is chosen by Scholastic from among 1,000 entries. Title to be sold at school book fairs.