Alisa Tang

Washington, D.C.

Metro breaking news editor

Education: Columbia University, BA, English and pre-medical studies

Alisa Tang is the Metro breaking news editor for The Washington Post. She spent 15 years as a correspondent in Asia, reporting in countries spanning from Afghanistan to Papua New Guinea. She covered the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, 2006 coup in Thailand, as well as violence and social issues in Afghanistan. She joined The Washington Post in 2017.
Latest from Alisa Tang

Across the Mid-Atlantic, giant oak trees are dying

Experts say the region’s older trees are struggling to bounce back after record rainfall that began in 2018 and ended with a flash drought in the summer of 2019.

November 25, 2021