Courtney Kan

Washington, D.C.

Senior Projects Editor

Education: UCLA, BA in Communication Studies, Minor in Geography/Environmental Studies

Courtney Kan is a senior projects editor leading cross-platform storytelling and audience strategy for The Washington Post's enterprise reporting and investigations. She was previously a designer focused on developing reader experiences for web, print and distributed platforms, including Apple News. She was part of The Washington Post team that won the Pulitzer Prize for explanatory reporting for the 2°C: Beyond the Limit series on climate change and the team that won the George Polk Award for Technology Reporting for The Pegasus Project, shared with the Guardian U.S. and Forbidden Stories. Ka
Latest from Courtney Kan

Overview: From Mexican labs to U.S. streets, a lethal pipeline

The Washington Post traced the fentanyl crisis from the back alleys of northern Mexico, to official Washington. U.S. border authorities are now overwhelmed.

December 15, 2022

Operation Sour Cream

Since 2019, the number of Americans killed by fentanyl has jumped 94 percent. Today on "Post Reports," we go inside Operation Sour Cream — and inside the pipeline bringing the deadly drug from Mexican labs to U.S. streets.

December 13, 2022

    Why is fentanyl so dangerous?

    The powerful painkiller is the leading cause of overdose deaths in America.

    December 12, 2022

    The Uber Files

    Today on Post Reports, we dig into the findings of an explosive new report about Uber, and reveal the human cost of Uber’s quest for rapid growth.

    July 11, 2022

      What to know about no-knock warrants

      Amir Locke and Breonna Taylor were killed while police executed no-knock warrants. Here’s what to know about the practice that allows officers to force entry.

      May 27, 2022

        Broken Doors, Episode 1: "That's what you get"

        The first episode of "Broken Doors," a new investigative podcast series from the Washington Post.

        May 25, 2022

          5 takeaways from The Post’s investigation into no-knock warrants

          Police carrying out no-knocks have killed at least 22 people since 2015. The Post’s investigation revealed that these warrants can be easy for police to obtain from judges.

          May 5, 2022

          Episode 6: "You having citizens getting shot, and you having police getting shot."

          No-knocks are risky for people on both sides of the door. How did we get here – and what does the future look like?

          May 4, 2022

          Episode 5: "What about my house? What'd you find there?"

          A multi-house no-knock raid — and the drugs police say they seized.

          April 27, 2022

          Episode 4: "The blink of an eye"

          The minutes between approval for a no-knock warrant and a deadly raid.

          April 20, 2022