Bishop Sand

Washington, D.C.

Audio Producer

Education: University of Nebraska-Lincoln, BA in Philosophy; City College of New York, MA in Science Education

Bishop Sand is an audio producer. He has been at The Washington Post since 2019, and previously produced audio projects in science, philosophy, and education.
Latest from Bishop Sand

The push to keep schools open

Today, we look at the toll of remote learning on kids. We’ll dive into what’s happening in school systems across the country during the omicron variant surge — and how the scars of remote school linger, even for kids who are learning in person again.

January 10, 2022

Amazon, can I have my name back?

Amazon's use of Alexa as a wake word for its voice assistant turned the name into a command, impacting daily interactions for people with the name – including The Washington Post’s own Alexa Juliana Ard.

December 27, 2021

America’s Song, Part 2

After 9/11, NYPD police officer Daniel Rodriguez comforted the nation by performing “God Bless America.” It felt like a timeless moment. Instead, it proved fleeting. In this series, we explore how he and the country have tried to heal after tragedy.

September 10, 2021

America’s Song

With his performance of “God Bless America” during Game 3 of the 2001 World Series, NYPD officer Daniel Rodriguez comforted a nation still grieving in the wake of 9/11. It felt like a timeless moment. Instead, it proved fleeting.

September 9, 2021

America’s Song, Part 1

After 9/11, NYPD police officer Daniel Rodriguez comforted the nation by performing “God Bless America.” It felt like a timeless moment. Instead, it proved fleeting. In this series, we explore how he and the country have tried to heal after tragedy.

September 9, 2021

On cicada time

Love them or loathe them, the cicadas of Brood X are here. One Washington Post editor recalls his first taste of the bug. A Smithsonian entomologist demystifies the science of Brood X. And a biologist takes us on a journey through cicadas’ deep past.

May 28, 2021

Fighting environmental racism

How a protest in a North Carolina farming town sparked a national movement for environmental justice.

April 23, 2021

A pandemic year

Reflecting on the anniversary of the pandemic through the eyes of a nurse on the front lines in New York.

March 12, 2021

Trump incited a mob. American Democracy suffered.

The breach of the U.S. Capitol was a remarkable moment in American history. Professor Sarah Binder explains how the usually uneventful vote was expected to unfold, and reporter Philip Bump lays out the challenges a divided GOP faces in the aftermath.

January 7, 2021

    BONUS | What books about Trump say about America

    Books published in the Trump era reveal the battles over, and changes in, the American presidency today. In this special episode of “Presidential,” Post nonfiction book critic Carlos Lozada shares what he’s learned from reading more than 150 of them.

    October 23, 2020