Criminal justice, local politics/government corruption Education: University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, B.A., Speech Communication; University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, M.S., Journalism
Cheryl W. Thompson writes investigative stories for The Washington Post. She has covered D.C. police and the Justice Department, among other things.
Honors & Awards:
Emmy award (regional) 2011
National Association of Black Journalists Salute to Excellence award, 20xx and 2001
Professional Affiliations: Investigative Reporters and Editors, president; Fund for Investigative Journalism, board member; National Association of Black Journalists, member Foreign languages spoken: Spanish (intermediate)
Former Prince George’s County executive Jack Johnson is scheduled to be sentenced Tuesday after pleading guilty earlier this year to extortion and witness and evidence tampering. The Post’s Miranda Spivack will be tweeting from federal court in Greenbelt.