Annie Gowen

Washington, D.C.

National correspondent

Education: University of Kansas, Bachelor's in English, BS in journalism

Annie Gowen is the Midwest correspondent for The Post's National desk. She was the India bureau chief from 2013-2018. Her series on farm families hit by Trump's trade war was honored as one of the Best American Newspaper Narratives by the Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference in 2020. She was also part of a team whose coverage of the Dayton/El Paso mass shootings won a Scripps Howard award and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News in 2020. As The Post’s India bureau chief, she covered India, other South Asian nations and Myanmar. She twice won the Daniel Pearl Award for r
Latest from Annie Gowen

Biden assails bigotry after Buffalo attack, says ‘white supremacy is a poison’

Biden spoke at length after a gunman killed 10 people in Buffalo over the weekend.

May 17, 2022

Police say suspect planned further violence, release Buffalo victims’ names

On Sunday, police identified them as three of the 10 victims killed during the massacre.

May 16, 2022

Buffalo shooting suspect was investigated for earlier threat

Ten were killed and three injured when a gunman fired on patrons at a grocery story on Saturday.

May 15, 2022

At 80, Bob Dylan finally gets a museum

Opening in Tulsa next week, the Bob Dylan Center will make public more than 100,000 artifacts from one of the greatest living artists.

May 6, 2022

Texas residents sue county for removing books, firing librarian

The lawsuit, filed in federal court, alleges that Llano County officials violated citizens’ First Amendment rights.

April 25, 2022

Censorship battles’ new frontier: Your public library

The battle that started in schools has spread to public libraries, in what opponents say is a dangerous expansion of secret censorship happening across the country.

April 17, 2022

A Jan. 6 pastor divides his Tennessee community with increasingly extremist views

Greg Locke goes to rallies and tent revivals preaching fraudulent claims about the election.

March 31, 2022

‘The Bungles’ no more: Super Bowl-bound Bengals bring hope to long-suffering Cincinnati

"The people here in Cincinnati in part because of this team have so much optimism, so much joy, so much hope for the future, that it’s overwhelming," Mayor Aftab Pureval said.

February 11, 2022

‘Blue’ suburban moms are mobilizing to counter conservatives in fights over masks, book bans and diversity education

“We believe it’s time to get off defense. Why should we be the ones explaining ourselves? This is not why we moved to the suburbs. We moved to the suburbs for high-quality schools," said Katie Paris, founder of Red Wine and Blue.

February 9, 2022

A respiratory therapist fought on covid’s front lines. The last wave broke him.

He started calling his wife from the hospital bathroom, crying, when he lost a patient. “We can’t save them. All we do is bag ‘em and tag ‘em,” he told a friend.

December 29, 2021