Fred Hiatt

Editorial page editorWashington, D.C.


Birthright citizenship isn’t a problem at all. It’s one of the things that makes America great.

  • Aug 23, 2015

Has the president taken these lessons to heart?

  • Aug 9, 2015

In many countries, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people are persecuted, attacked and killed.

  • Jul 12, 2015

The unconventional organization is built around action rather than bipartisanship for its own sake.

  • Jun 28, 2015

Kailash Satyarthi has rescued more than 80,000 children from slavery, helped change laws and expectations in India and the world.

  • Jun 19, 2015

The Nobel peace laureate discusses elections, political reform, human rights and more.

  • Jun 16, 2015

The president’s economic proposals — very different from those on his party’s left — have languished.

  • Jun 14, 2015

How U.S. policies fueled turmoil and violence.

  • May 31, 2015

If we are going to ask the military to do more, we will have to pay more.

  • May 17, 2015

The country’s president says he took a “pragmatic decision.”

  • May 7, 2015
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Fred Hiatt is the editorial page editor of The Post. He writes editorials for the newspaper and a biweekly column that appears on Mondays. He also contributes to the PostPartisan blog. Hiatt has been with The Post since 1981. Earlier, he worked as a reporter for the Atlanta Journal and the Washington Star. At The Post, he covered government, politics, development and other issues in Fairfax County and statewide in Virginia, and later military and national security affairs on the newspaper’s national staff. From 1987 to 1990, he and his wife were co-bureau chiefs of The Post’s Tokyo bureau, and from 1991 to 1995 they served as correspondents and co-bureau chiefs in Moscow. He joined the editorial board in 1996 and became editorial page editor in 2000. He is the author of “The Secret Sun: A Novel of Japan,” which was published in 1992, as well as two books for children, “If I Were Queen of the World” (1997) and “Baby Talk ” (1999). He also wrote “Nine Days” (2013), a novel for young adults. 
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