Staff writer for Retropolis Education: Northwestern University, MS in journalism ; University of Texas at Austin, BA in history and English Gillian Brockell writes for The Washington Post's history blog, Retropolis. She has worked for The Post since 2013. As a video editor, she was nominated for an Emmy and won an NABJ award for producing the commentary series “TL;DR.” 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. Honors & Awards:
NABJ Salute to Excellence Award for digital commentary, 2018
Emmy nomination for new approaches: documentary, 2017
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