National political reporter covering the 2020 presidential campaign. Education: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, bachelor's in journalism and mass communication Cleve R. Wootson Jr. is a national political reporter for The Washington Post, covering the 2020 campaign for president. He previously worked on The Post's General Assignment team. Before that, he was a reporter for the Charlotte Observer.
During any other spring, Hank Scott would oversee workers harvesting his crops and shipping truckloads to pickling companies along the East Coast. But the pandemic has closed or crippled the businesses where his produce would end up.