David Beard
Editor

David Beard is the Sitewide Engagement Editor of the Washington Post. He is the former Deputy Editor-in-Chief of National Journal, Editor of Boston.com and Assistant Managing Editor of the Boston Globe. He worked as a foreign correspondent for The Associated Press in Latin America and the Caribbean. He is a former digital journalism instructor at the Harvard Extension School, scholar for the Inter American Press Association and graduate of Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism.  Follow him on Twitter.

Latest by David Beard

The happiest post we’ve ever done

The happiest post we’ve ever done

Different cities around the world offer their own video takes on Pharrell’s hit “Happy.”

Obama warns Russia against intervention in Ukraine

Obama gave a brief statement on Ukraine

25 maps and charts that explain America today

25 maps and charts that explain America today

The story of modern America visualized.

Forecasts prompt deluge of D.C. haiku

Forecasts prompt deluge of D.C. haiku

Readers work snowstorm fears into three-line, 17-syllable commentaries.