Video editor in the opinions section Education: Northwestern University, MS in journalism ; University of Texas at Austin, BA in history and English
Gillian Brockell is an Emmy-nominated video editor in The Washington Post Opinions section. She has been at The Post since 2013. Previously, she was a producer at Federal News Radio and a flight attendant for JetBlue Airways. Her writing has appeared in Cosmopolitan, Fodor's Travel and The Washington Post Magazine. Brockell was a Bloomberg Scholar at Northwestern University where she earned her master's degree.
Honors & Awards:
Emmy nomination for new approaches: documentary, 2017
Ignore the critics who say Sarah Huckabee Sanders's stonewalling makes press briefings a waste of time. They reveal inconsistencies in her story about whether President Trump dictated a statement about his son's 2016 meeting with a Russian lawyer at Trump Tower in New York.
Since President Trump has compared the United States to a “Third World country,” we should treat him like a “Third World” leader, says Global Opinions editor Karen Attiah. She suggests giving him the Ibrahim Prize for Achievement in African Leadership, which awards men and women who change their country for the better, then step down at the end of their term.