Hamil R. Harris

ReporterWashington, D.C.


Jahwil Sheard was convicted of second-degree murder in the 2014 death of Terrell Burton.

  • Jan 30, 2015

Liam Adepo, 30, pleaded guilty in the hit-and-run death of U-Md. student Cory Hubbard.

  • Jan 30, 2015

Bishop T.D. Jakes discusses a recent interracial gathering of religious leaders in search of reconciliation.

  • Jan 23, 2015

Johnny Powell alleges beating, hazing and false imprisonment between January and March of 2013.

  • Jan 21, 2015

Mayor attends viewing as part of White House’s “My Brothers Keeper” initiative.

  • Jan 17, 2015

Some pastors say Harry Jackson’s past stance against same-sex marriage casts current calls for equality in doubt.

  • Jan 15, 2015

Signing comes after mayor participates in video chat with black male students discussing how to improve the lives of young people in the District.

  • Jan 15, 2015

The Rev. Maurice Watson sees challenges as well as opportunities at Metropolitan Baptist Church.

  • Jan 9, 2015

Rev. Michael C. Murphy served at Peoples Congregational United Church of Christ.

  • Dec 31, 2014

Prince Georges County cop uses Christmas story and theatrical ministry to save souls.

  • Dec 23, 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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