Ian Shapira

Ian Shapira is a features writer on the local enterprise team. He joined the Post in 2000 and has covered schools, youth culture, criminal justice, and technology. In 2007, Shapira was on the Post team that won the Pulitzer Prize for its coverage of the Virginia Tech shootings. Recent articles have been about one local woman’s Facebook posts that narrated her pregnancy and illness; and, children of CIA employees coping with the mysteries left behind after their parents’ deaths. Ian has an English degree from Princeton. In 2011, he earned a master’s degree in interactive journalism from American University.