Krissah Thompson

ReporterWashington, D.C.


Winfrey brought her life-improvement tour to Washington, and here's what happened.

  • Sep 21, 2014

In one of her first campaign stops of the midterm cycle, the first lady called the embattled DNC chair ‘extraordinary’

  • Sep 18, 2014

Both the former president and former first lady post their own photos on Instagram.

  • Sep 9, 2014

The former first lady’s post-White House life includes policy talks, travel to Africa — and “laughing yoga.”

  • Sep 9, 2014

The former first daughter announced that she will focus on foundation work and impending parenthood.

  • Aug 29, 2014

  • Aug 22, 2014

New music flowing to streets to express frustration over Michael Brown’s killing.

  • Aug 20, 2014

It remains unclear if Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson will ultimately be charged in Brown’s death.

  • Aug 19, 2014

President Obama announces the attorney general’s planned trip during remarks Tuesday, a sign of an increasing federal role in the unrest.

  • Aug 18, 2014

Since the riots of the 1960s, law enforcement officials have gotten the same message but may not heed it.

  • Aug 14, 2014
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Krissah Thompson began writing for The Washington Post in 2001. She has covered local businesses, traveled to El Salvador and Guatemala to tell stories of immigrants’ connections to their home countries and reported from the newsroom’s Prince George’s County bureau. One of her favorite stories on the beat was about an immigrant from Guatemala who was part of the burgeoning class of Central American entrepreneurs opening up shop in the Washington region. She has also been an enterprise writer on the National staff, traveling the country to interview voters during the 2008 presidential campaign. More recently, she has written about civil rights, race and politics. Now she is a Style writer, who covers First Lady Michelle Obama and writes about a broad range of not-so famous people, who unlike FLOTUS do not require Secret Service protection. She lives in Upper Marlboro with her husband Danny and the ever-energetic Jayden. Also: Native Houstonian. UT-Austin alum. Life-long Journalist. She tweets @krissah30.
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