Manuel Roig-Franzia

ReporterWashington, D.C.

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The changes won’t heal all wounds, but it has fundamentally altered an artifact of American foreign policy that influenced popular culture and played an outsize role in presidential politics.

  • Dec 17, 2014

President Obama announced Wednesday that the U.S. will normalize relations with Cuba. Post reporter Nick Miroff took your questions on what happened and what's next.

  • Dec 17, 2014

President Obama announced Wednesday that the U.S. will normalize relations with Cuba. Post reporters will take your questions on what happened and what's next.

  • Dec 17, 2014

In new interviews, several women who have accused the cultural icon speak about alleged incidents from the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s.

  • Nov 22, 2014

Teresa Valcarce spearheaded an effort to see a portrait of a Spanish military leader who became a hero during the Revolutionary War hung in the Capitol.

  • Oct 30, 2014

The two spark the social media battle cry #iambilingual

  • Oct 7, 2014

New host offers a work-in-progress show, but his approach feels genuine (if a little derivative).

  • Sep 7, 2014

Movie reviewer’s “final” appearances will be Thursday — but he’s not retiring, just taking “a break.”

  • Aug 27, 2014

What the way the Florida senator reacted to two different sets of protestors tells us.

  • Aug 27, 2014

Friends say James Foley, killed by Islamic State militants, was driven to report from dangerous places.

  • Aug 20, 2014
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About
Manuel Roig-Franzia is a writer in The Washington Post’s Style section. His long-form articles span a broad range of subjects, including politics, power and the culture of Washington, as well as profiling major political figures and authors.

Roig-Franzia has also served as bureau chief in Miami for the Post's National staff and in Mexico City for the Foreign staff. He’s covered U.S. and international presidential campaigns, the January 2010 Haiti earthquake and more than a dozen major hurricanes, including Katrina.

Roig-Franzia was born in Spain, and came to The Post from The New Orleans Times-Picayune, where he wrote about the colorful, four-time governor, Edwin Edwards, and learned how to make a mean gumbo.
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