The Washington Post likes to sit down some of its new journalists to discuss their jobs for its “Meet the Post” series. I recently took part for this video, discussing my experience as a baseball blogger and my time as an embedded journalist in Afghanistan, among other subjects:

The Washington Post's Dan Lamothe talks about his experiences transitioning from baseball blogger to war correspondent to national security writer. (Shani George/The Washington Post)

The red, white and blue theme to my clothes was completely coincidental, I swear.