Daniele Seiss

Washington, D.C.

Health, fitness, human interest.

Education: Penn State University, BA in English; RRCA Coaching certification

Daniele Seiss is an editorial aide for The Washington Post Magazine where she assists in production, photo research and editing. She writes and takes photographs for various sections of the Post.
Latest from Daniele Seiss

A terrible crime, a patient waiting for a transplant: The tragic, redemptive journey of one heart

Three decades ago, a young man murdered his girlfriend and killed himself. What happened next to his heart was extraordinary.

September 30, 2019

How activist Rachel Cargle built a business by calling out racial injustices within feminism

She’s launched a career — and attracted a dedicated social media following — through her signature style of tough love for progressives.

September 11, 2019

We asked these lawmakers to pose with their favorite junk food

A nonpartisan, nonpolitical photo spread.

August 29, 2019

The D.C. race war of 1919 — and the forgotten story of one African American girl accused of murder

One hundred years ago, in the midst of a white riot, black Washingtonians fought back. Soon, a police officer was dead and a girl named Carrie Johnson was headed to trial.

July 17, 2019

My grandfather’s secret D-Day journal

My family knew his role in the invasion meant a great deal to him. Now we have his haunting firsthand account.

May 30, 2019

The Heavily Armed Millennials of Instagram

Gun owners, social media and the rise of a new firearms culture.

March 4, 2019

Of coiffures and canvases

D.C. salon doubles up on art.

February 1, 2018

His teen daughter died of cancer. Then ‘Tattoo Tom’ Mitchell discovered his ‘why’ in life.

After Shayla died of Hodgkin's lymphoma, Mitchell came upon a quote from Mark Twain. “He said ‘The two most important days in your life are the day you are born, and the day you discover why.'" Thus, the Stillbrave Foundation took root.

December 8, 2017

At this vintage store in College Park, Md., the past is always fresh

What’s old is new again at Peg Leg Vintage Goods.

November 9, 2017