Reporter covering the White House Education: University of Missouri, bachelor of journalism
David Nakamura started at The Washington Post as a summer intern in 1992. After four years as a sports reporter, he moved to the local news staff and wrote about education in Virginia and Maryland and city government in the District. In 2004, he was part of a team that uncovered high levels of lead contamination in D.C. tap water, a series that won the 2005 Selden Ring Award for investigative reporting. He has reported from Afghanistan, Pakistan and Japan.
Honors & Awards:
Selden Ring Award for Investigative Reporting, 2005
Honorable mention, Merriman Smith Memorial Award for excellence in presidential news coverage under deadline, 2016
In a string of extraordinary episodes, the president has aligned himself with one of the world’s most brutal dictators against individual Americans, the intelligence community, the military and U.S. allies.