Brittany Shammas

Washington, D.C.

General assignment reporter

Education: Michigan State University, BA

Brittany Shammas is a general assignment reporter for The Washington Post. She previously worked for the Miami New Times and the South Florida Sun Sentinel.
Latest from Brittany Shammas

Hurricane Ian destroys treasured Florida ‘dome home’ landmark

When Hurricane Ian made its ferocious tear through southwest Florida last week, it destroyed the dream home turned local monument.

October 5, 2022

    See Hurricane Ian’s damage across Florida in photos, videos and maps

    A visual record of the devastation wrought across Florida by the Category 4 hurricane

    September 30, 2022

    Searchers hunt for victims of Hurricane Ian amid a swath of destruction

    The hurricane ravaged Florida from west to east, then gained strength over the Atlantic as it prepared to hit South Carolina on Friday.

    September 29, 2022

    In Hurricane Ian’s 'expanding bull’s eye'

    Today on “Post Reports,” we talk about Ian’s historic destruction in Florida, and why the story of this storm has only just begun.

    September 29, 2022

    Hurricane Ian wallops Florida, leaving at least 1.6 million without power

    One of the strongest hurricanes ever to strike the United States slammed into southwest Florida on Wednesday with Category 4-level winds.

    September 28, 2022

    Florida prepares for Ian’s impact ‘one way or the other’ as hurricane strengthens

    Hurricane Ian's broad threat meant officials were urging preparation up and down the state, including calls to evacuate even short distances to avoid the worst of the storm.

    September 26, 2022

    Post Malone hospitalized with ‘stabbing pain,’ cancels concert

    Post Malone said he had "stabbing pain" and heard "cracking sounds on the right side of my body." He canceled his Boston concert scheduled for this weekend.

    September 25, 2022

    What to know about the release of Adnan Syed in ‘Serial’ case

    Syed is free after his 2000 first-degree murder conviction in the death of ex-girlfriend Hae Min Lee was vacated.

    September 20, 2022

    Palace releases details of funeral that Queen Elizabeth helped plan

    The queen’s Monday services will include 96 bells tolled at Westminster Abbey — one for every year of her life.

    September 19, 2022

    Queen Elizabeth’s funeral to include 96 bell tolls, ‘God Save the King’

    Queen Elizabeth II's funeral will include 96 bell tolls at Westminster Abbey — one for every year of her life.

    September 18, 2022