Local video editor Education: University of Maryland, BA in history
Amber Ferguson is the Local video editor at The Washington Post. She compiles viral and breaking news footage and writes on a variety of topics. Previously, she spent 18 months working overnights on the Morning Mix team. Before coming to The Post, Amber was the Politics video editor at HuffPost. She covered the 2016 presidential election and President Barack Obama's responses to gun violence. She is a graduate of the University of Maryland where she studied history and minored in U.S. Latino/a Studies.
Two snipers terrorized and paralyzed the Washington region with fear for more than three weeks in October 2002. In a string of random attacks, John Allen Muhammad and Lee Boyd Malvo killed 10 and seriously wounded three people.
Maryland Sen. William C. Smith Jr. (D-Montgomery), an intelligence officer in the Navy Reserve, is set to deploy to Afghanistan at the end of March. Smith told the Washington Post about the support he’s received and why he feels lawmakers should have military experience.
The federal government and schools around Washington, D.C., Maryland and Virginia were closed Feb. 20 as a winter storm engulfed the region. Here’s how kids, dogs and teleworkers felt about the winter precipitation.