Ilana Marcus

Washington, D.C.

Knight Data Reporting Fellow

Education: Northwestern University Medill School of Journalism, M.S. in Journalism; Tufts University, B.A. in Computer Science

Ilana Marcus was the 2018 Washington Post-Knight Foundation data reporting fellow. She left The Post in 2019.
Latest from Ilana Marcus

Can you answer these 10 questions about our warming planet?

Take this quiz to test your knowledge on this summer’s heat waves, which have shown the devastating toll of climate change.

July 30, 2021

Do you understand climate change: Rain bombs, carbon pricing and mass electrification

Test your knowledge about the ways the climate is changing — and what we can do about it.

June 30, 2021

Bamboo bicycles, solar power and kelp forests

Test your knowledge about the ways the climate is changing — and what we can do about it

April 30, 2021

Climate news quiz: Cycling lanes and ocean plastic

Test your knowledge about ways the climate is changing.

May 29, 2020

Climate news quiz: Carbon sinks and retreating glaciers

Have you been paying attention to The Post’s climate-related coverage? If so, this quiz should be an easy A.

April 22, 2020

Can genetic testing help doctors better prescribe antidepressants? There’s quite a debate.

Some doctors and patients support the practice. But the FDA and other physicians warn about the lack of scientific proof

March 31, 2019

Time is running out for federally funded mental-health clinics

An experimental program could be forced to reduce addiction services for thousands of patients.

December 27, 2018

Trump’s acting attorney general once referred to the president’s behavior as ‘a little dangerous’ and ‘a little outlandish’

Matthew G. Whitaker, in his role as a media commentator, frequently criticized his current boss, before and after the 2016 election.

November 30, 2018