The Washington Post

Caitlin Gibson

ReporterWashington, D.C.


Baked ham? Vegan stuffing? Hold the cranberry sauce?

  • Nov 23, 2015

The comedian talks about “I Want to Kill My Rapist,” her new anthem to sexual assault survivors.

  • Nov 20, 2015

The Breakup Shop will cut ties with your significant other -- and send cookies.

  • Nov 17, 2015

For underwear company Thinx, placing its stigma-busting ads is an ongoing challenge.

  • Nov 16, 2015

The growing campaign aims to take the shame out of ending a pregnancy.

  • Nov 15, 2015

As debate swirls over Starbucks’ holiday-season cup, a religious expert weighs in: Is holly too pagan? Are doves too religious? And what do snowmen say about the season?

  • Nov 11, 2015

Public interest is shifting toward care and conservation over tricks and costumes.

  • Nov 10, 2015

Wedding horrors and shoes in a museum’s foundation are a few of the highlights of tours this Halloween season.

  • Oct 28, 2015

Questions about “crumb rubber” and its potential health risks have some communities considering options.

  • Sep 23, 2015

Privately owned toll road’s critics plan to appeal SCC’s ruling that road’s fees are “reasonable.”

  • Sep 21, 2015
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Caitlin Gibson is a local news and features writer for The Washington Post. A native of the Washington area, Caitlin came to The Post in 2005 and contributed essays, columns, blog posts, and feature stories to the newspaper and WP Magazine before joining the local news staff in 2010. Caitlin was a finalist for the 2009 Livingston Awards for Young Journalists in local reporting for a series about a teenage heroin ring in Fairfax County. She was awarded first place in feature writing by the 2011 Virginia Press Association news contest for a WP Magazine story about Nichols Hardware, a Loudoun landmark transformed by family tragedy.

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