Jason Aldag

Washington, D.C.

Video editor for the Foreign and National Security desks

Education: Hobart and William Smith Colleges, BA in Asian Studies ; American University, Masters in Journalism

Jason Aldag has worked at The Washington Post since 2008 when he was on the overnight and then night-side homepage teams. In 2009, he moved to the video department as the night editor. Since then, Jason has produced videos for every section of The Post that include the Washington Ballet’s hardest moves, food hacks, the last space shuttle launch, CIA drone programs and North Korean laborers working abroad. In 2016, he travelled on assignment to North Korea, producing 10 videos from the isolated country. Jason is now the video editor for the Foreign and National Security desks focusing on Asia,
Latest from Jason Aldag

    Ukraine dam burst causes flooding and evacuations

    The Kakhovka dam on the front lines in southern Ukraine was severely damaged on June 6. Russia and Ukraine traded blame for the attack.

    June 6, 2023

      What is the Wagner Group?

      The U.S. calls the Wagner Group a “significant transnational criminal organization,” but it provides fighters for hire worldwide — with Kremlin approval.

      May 23, 2023

        Ukraine counteroffensive has leaders worried over results

        Senior Ukrainian leaders fear that the outcome of an imminent counteroffensive aimed at turning the tide of the war with Russia may not live up to the hype.

        May 15, 2023

          Political rivalries in Pakistan take on dangerous dimensions

          The Washington Post's Rick Noack is in Islamabad as supporters of Imran Khan take to the streets after the arrest and release of the former prime minister.

          May 13, 2023

            Charlotte and Louis wave from the balcony

            Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis, the youngest children of William and Kate, wave from the balcony of Buckingham Palace on May 6.

            May 6, 2023

              King Charles and Queen Camilla ride in the Gold State Coach

              The Gold State Coach, used to transport every newly crowned monarch since King William IV in 1831, is visually impressive, but is said to be a jarring ride.

              May 6, 2023

                Andrew Lloyd Webber's 'Make a Joyful Noise'

                The abbey choir and coronation orchestra performed the coronation anthem composed especially for the coronation, entitled “Make a Joyful Noise.”

                May 6, 2023

                  Queen Camilla is crowned at Westminster Abbey

                  Camilla is being crowned with a headpiece known as Queen Mary’s Crown, designed for Mary to wear at George V’s coronation in 1911.

                  May 6, 2023

                    King Charles III takes the Coronation Oath

                    King Charles III takes the Coronation Oath inside Westminster Abbey on May 6.

                    May 6, 2023

                      King Charles III arrives at Westminster Abbey

                      King Charles III arrived at Westminster Abbey on coronation day, May 6.

                      May 6, 2023