Sports reporter covering national topics, as well as supporting coverage of D.C.-area teams
Education: McGill University, Virginia Commonwealth University
Des arrived at The Post in 1995 and served in a variety of departments and positions in the newsroom, including as a copy editor and a designer. In that time, he made regular contributions to the Sports section, including producing weekly features such as The Starting Lineup, Throwing It Out There, The Slant and NFL Gameday, before becoming a full-time sports writer in 2014. He is currently a staff writer in Sports, mainly covering topics of national interest, and he helps support coverage of local teams.