Alexis Diao

Washington, D.C.

Audio Producer

Education: Florida State University, BA

Alexis Diao is a producer for The Post's daily news podcast, Post Reports. Prior to The Washington Post, she worked as a breaking news editor and producer for NPR. She has also worked for American Public Media's Marketplace and C-SPAN Radio. She got her start in high school as a music DJ for her community radio station, WVFS Tallahassee.
Latest from Alexis Diao

Miscarriage, abortion and the legal gray area for doctors

Doctors are worried gray areas in abortion bans force a choice between breaking their oath and breaking the law. Today on Post Reports, we talk to an OB/GYN about what those decisions are like. And, how to cover your digital trail if you seek an abortion.

July 1, 2022

A SCOTUS term like no other

Ketanji Brown Jackson was sworn in as the first Black woman to serve on the Supreme Court — just after the court delivered a blow to President Biden’s climate plan. Today, we talk about the divided court and what it means for the future of our democracy.

June 30, 2022

Congress passed gun control. Will it last?

Congress notched a major legislative win last week by passing gun control legislation. But will a recent Supreme Court ruling on a concealed-carry law blunt the victory?

June 29, 2022

The most damning Jan. 6 testimony yet

On Tuesday in a surprise hearing, former White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson gave the most damning testimony to date on President Donald Trump’s actions on Jan. 6, 2021.

June 28, 2022

She wanted an abortion. Now, she has twins.

In the wake of the Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade, the story of new parents Brooke and Billy offers a preview of what life could look like for people facing a wave of abortion bans around the country.

June 27, 2022

The day Roe v. Wade fell

On Friday, the Supreme Court overturned the fundamental right to abortion established nearly 50 years ago in Roe v. Wade. Today, we take you from a clinic in Houston to protests and celebrations outside the court, and explain what this decision means.

June 24, 2022

The Amazon uprising

Today on Post Reports, we follow two union fights at Amazon warehouses with very different outcomes, and what they can tell us about what it takes to go up against a trillion-dollar company.

June 23, 2022

Latin America’s new left

Colombia has elected its first leftist president. Unthinkable a decade ago, his victory signals a dramatic shift in the pandemic-wracked region. Plus, the powerful testimony from election workers whose lives were upended by Donald Trump’s false claims.

June 22, 2022

The Google engineer who thinks its AI has come alive

Today on Post Reports, the rogue Google engineer who thinks the company’s AI has come to life – and the dangers of artificial intelligence that impersonates humans.

June 21, 2022

‘Pro-life’ in a post-Roe world

As the Supreme Court seems poised to strike down Roe v. Wade, we explore some of the fissures in the antiabortion movement.

June 20, 2022