AJ Chavar
Video Journalist

AJ Chavar is a videojournalist for The Washington Post. Prior to joining the video team in September 2010 AJ was a student at Syracuse University, studying photojournalism, information technology and religion. In May 2010, AJ documented veterans’ issues in rural Washington State through collaborative multimedia as a fellow with the Carnegie-Knight News21 Program. AJ returned to the Washington Post after interning in the multimedia department in 2008, and contributing to the Post’s coverage of President Obama’s inauguration in early 2009. His work has been recognized by the 2010 College Photographer of the Year competition, as well as the Society of Professional Journalists.