Video: Washington Post writer Dan Lamothe explains the plan for the Checkpoint blog

August 5, 2014

The Washington Post likes to sit down some of its new journalists to discuss their jobs for its “Meet the Post” series. I recently took part for this video, discussing my experience as a baseball blogger and my time as an embedded journalist in Afghanistan, among other subjects:

The Washington Post's Dan Lamothe talks about his experiences transitioning from baseball blogger to war correspondent to national security writer. (Shani George/The Washington Post)

The red, white and blue theme to my clothes was completely coincidental, I swear.

Dan Lamothe covers national security for The Washington Post and anchors its military blog, Checkpoint.
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