Deputy editorial page editor and columnist focusing on international affairs Education: Yale University, BA in English
Jackson Diehl is deputy editorial page editor of The Washington Post. He is an editorial writer specializing in foreign affairs and writes a biweekly column that appears in print on Mondays. Diehl joined The Post in June 1978 as a reporter on the Metro staff. He joined the foreign desk in 1981, working as a correspondent from January 1982 until July 1992 in three of The Post’s bureaus: Buenos Aires, Warsaw and Jerusalem. From October 1992 until November 2000, Diehl worked in several newsroom management positions, including assistant managing editor/foreign and assistant managing editor/national. He became deputy editorial page editor in February 2001.
Honors & Awards:
Inter-American Press Award for Interpretive Journalism, 1984
Bob Considine Award of the Overseas Press Club, 1989
Pulitzer Prize finalist for Editorial Writing, 2011
Pulitzer Prize finalist for Editorial Writing, 2013
Professional Affiliations: Council on Foreign Relations Foreign languages spoken: Spanish, Polish