Reporter covering national and breaking news Education: Columbia Graduate School of Journalism, MS in Journalism; Fordham Law School, JD; University of Pennsylvania, BS in History
Deanna Paul covers national and breaking news for The Washington Post. She was part of the newspaper's team that was a finalist for the 2019 Pulitzer Prize in Explanatory Reporting, revealing the vast number of unsolved homicides in America’s major cities.
Before joining The Post, she spent six years as a New York City prosecutor. Her work has also appeared in WIRED, Rolling Stone, the Guardian and the Marshall Project.
Honors & Awards:
Pulitzer Prize in Explanatory Reporting, finalist, 2019
“The idea that eight women who all knew each other could be killed in a town of 10,000 people and go unsolved seemed shocking to me,” said Matthew Galkin, producer of “Murder in the Bayou,” a series chronicling eight murders in a Louisiana town.