Hamza Shaban

Washington, D.C.

Visual enterprise reporter covering business

Education: University of Virginia, BA in political science; Columbia University, MA in business journalism

Hamza Shaban is a visual enterprise reporter for the Business Desk. He joined The Washington Post in 2017 as a technology reporter. Previously, he covered tech policy for BuzzFeed News.
Latest from Hamza Shaban

What you need to know about the threat of a rail strike and Congress

A strike could start as soon as Dec. 9 if not averted.

November 30, 2022

Everything you need to know about the threat of a rail strike

The showdown between workers and rail companies could have implications for millions of Americans.

November 21, 2022

These are the men running Elon Musk’s Twitter

Elon Musk fired Twitter's top executives the night he took control of the company. Here are the people he's put in charge to replace them, for now.

November 6, 2022

Elon Musk’s whirlwind first week at Twitter: 8,304 miles by private jet

Flight data shows the Gulfstream jet crisscrossing the country as Musk bounced around from meetings to parties.

November 4, 2022

They quit their jobs. Here’s what they are doing now.

They quit during the Great Resignation. One year later, here's how their lives have improved.

November 1, 2022
  • Perspective

These New Orleans-based artists breathe new life into hearses

Artists Ali Kane, Meghan Ackerman, Jane Tardo and Chandar Chandar transform hearses into their places of business in New Orleans

October 28, 2022

Why is the U.S. dollar so strong?

A look at how the dollar's value has jumped nearly 20 percent this year, according to the U.S. Dollar index, which measures the currency against a basket of significant trading partners, including the euro, Japanese yen, British pound, Canadian dollar, Swedish krona and Swiss franc.

September 30, 2022

Ian strengthens on perilous path toward Florida

The storm is expected to become a hurricane by Monday afternoon and reach “major” hurricane strength by Tuesday as it reaches western Cuba.

September 25, 2022

Tropical storm Ian forms, forecast to hit Florida as hurricane

The National Hurricane Center forecasts a significant hurricane near Florida’s west coast by Wednesday.

September 24, 2022

    The housing market is cooling. What’s it like in your area?

    After years of a hot housing market, rising interest rates and record prices are having a chilling effect.

    September 20, 2022