Eliza Dennis

Washington, D.C.


Education: Carleton College, BA in Studio Art

Eliza Dennis is a producer for The Washington Post's audio team. She works on The Post's flagship daily news podcast "Post Reports," for which she produces daily stories and long-form features. Before joining The Post in 2022, she worked at NPR as a producer for "All Things Considered" and "Consider This."
Latest from Eliza Dennis

Say goodbye to Black Friday

The years of one-day deals and long lines the day after Thanksgiving are over. Black Friday is now more than a month long. We break down what’s changed and why.

November 23, 2022

Is your kid ready for a phone?

A guide for when and how to give your kid a smartphone. Heather Kelly polled the experts, and there’s a lot we can all learn from their advice – whether we have kids or not. Plus, we dive into the reported benefits of “brown noise.”

November 22, 2022

No beer, plenty of scandal: Qatar’s World Cup

The 2022 World Cup starts this weekend in Qatar, and it is already marked by controversy. Today on “Post Reports,” the geopolitical stakes of this year’s World Cup, and a preview of the most exciting players and teams to watch in Doha.

November 18, 2022

Who should pay for climate disasters?

There’s a big, contentious question at the heart of this year’s COP27, the U.N. climate change conference: Should richer countries foot the bill when it comes to climate disasters?

November 11, 2022

The Arizona news anchor turned GOP darling

In a campaign season filled with critical races, Republican Kari Lake’s bid to be the next governor of Arizona stands out. Reporter Ruby Cramer joins us to discuss Lake’s candidacy, and why some think she represents the future of the GOP.

November 1, 2022

How the war in Ukraine is shaping Ohio’s Senate race

The war in Ukraine may be thousands of miles away from Ohio. But because of the state’s large Ukrainian population, the war could determine who wins the state’s open Senate seat: isolationist Republican J.D. Vance or Democratic Rep. Tim Ryan.

October 31, 2022

The illness straining pediatric hospitals

Today on “Post Reports,” why RSV — respiratory syncytial virus — is overwhelming children’s hospitals, and what parents can do to keep their children safe.

October 28, 2022

Will you ever be able to buy a house?

Today on “Post Reports,” we talk about mortgage rates, which are the highest they’ve been in two decades – what that means for the housing market, and why it could make housing costs even higher for renters and buyers alike – at least in the short term.

October 27, 2022

British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak’s rise to power

Rishi Sunak is Britain’s new prime minister – the third one in two months. He’s also the first person of color to lead the country. But will he really be a departure from his predecessors?

October 26, 2022

The pandemic wake-up call for schools

What data from the “nation’s report card” shows about how students progressed during the pandemic — and why people like Education Secretary Miguel Cardona are calling the results “appalling and unacceptable.”

October 25, 2022