Mary Jordan, editor of Washington Post Live, spent 14 years abroad as a Post foreign correspondent. Based in Tokyo, Mexico City and London, she has written from nearly 40 countries. She and her husband Kevin Sullivan, also a correspondent for The Washington Post, won the 2003 Pulitzer Prize for international reporting or their series on the Mexican justice system. They were also 2009 Pulitzer Prize finalists for a series of stories about discrimination against women around the world.
A graduate of Georgetown University and Columbia University School of journalism, Ms. Jordan was also a Nieman Fellow at Harvard. She studied Irish poetry at Trinity College in Dublin and Spanish at Stanford University. She has taught journalism as an adjunct professor at Georgetown University and has been a frequent contributor on BBC television.