Deputy national security editor Education: Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism, MS; Plattsburgh State University, BA
Andrew deGrandpre is deputy national security editor. Before joining The Washington Post in 2017, Andrew deGrandpre spent 12 years with the Military Times group of publications, leaving as senior editor and Pentagon bureau chief. His investigative project, “Task Force Violent: The Unforgiven,” received the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation's award for distinguished reporting on national defense. As managing editor of Marine Corps Times, he led an investigation into abuse-of-power claims involving the Marine Corps’ top general and exposed efforts to ban the newspaper from military convenience stores.
Before moving to the Washington area in 2005, deGrandpre was city editor at the Daily News in Jacksonville, N.C., and editor of the News of Orange County in Hillsborough, N.C.
He studied journalism at Plattsburgh State University, spending a year studying at McGill University in Montreal. He holds a master’s degree from Northwestern’s Medill School of Journalism.
Honors & Awards:
Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation's award for distinguished reporting on national defense
Military Reporters and Editors Association's James Crawley Award
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