Hamil R. Harris

ReporterWashington, D.C.


The Rev. Jasmin Sculark becomes pastor as the church in Landover begins a new chapter.

  • Sep 10, 2014

A Cheverly woman charged in the deaths of her two toddlers was recently taken for an evaluation.

  • Sep 8, 2014

A Historic Places designation is good news to longtime neighbors who have dreams for the once-pastoral land.

  • Aug 31, 2014

The television evangelist and pastor of Potter’s House in Dallas discusses his latest book, “Instinct”

  • Aug 8, 2014

Gospel show host Bobby Jones shows no signs of slowing down after more than three decades on Black Entertainment Television.

  • Jul 31, 2014

The men of Phi Beta Sigma launch male mentoring program during their 100th anniversary celebration

  • Jul 17, 2014

All day Wednesday, people filed past the flag draped casket of former Prince George’s County Executive Wayne K. Curry as it rested in the main corridor of the County Administration Building in Upper Marlboro.

  • Jul 10, 2014

Local opposition helped turn Third Street Church of God’s expansion and renovation into a 12-year project.

  • Jul 4, 2014

“Last year 44 children died of heat stroke in a car,” said Kate Carr, president and chief executive of Safe Kids Worldwide.

  • Jul 4, 2014

A group of artistic teens got a good start on their musical dreams this week at Bowie State.

  • Jun 27, 2014
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Hamil Harris is an award-winning journalist who has been at the Washington Post since 1992. During his tenure he has written hundreds of stories about the people, government, faith and the communities in the Washington area.

Harris has chronicled the District government, the Million Man March, the Clinton White House, the Sept. 11 attack, the Sniper Attacks, Hurricane Katrina, the campaign of President Barack Obama and many other people and events.

Hamil is currently a multi-platform reporter on the Local Desk of the Washington Post where he writes a range of stories, shoots photos and produces videos for the print and online editions of the post. In addition Harris is part of the Breaking News that is often called upon to report on crime, natural disasters and a number of issues.

In 2006 Harris was on the team of reporters that published the series “Being a Black Man.” He also was the reporter on the video project that accompanied the series that won two Emmy Awards, the Casey Medal and the Peabody Award.

Harris has lectured at Georgetown, George Washington University, Howard University, the American University, the University of Maryland and the University of the District of Columbia. He also lectures several times of year to the interns part of the Washington semester at the Consortium of Christian Colleges and Universities.
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