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Jesse Lewis is in charge of The Washington Post's print and digital copy-editing operation overseeing all copy other than editorials and sports. He joined The Post in 2011. He has lived throughout the East: born in Ohio, raised in Brooklyn, N.Y. He won a scholarship to attend a boarding school in Hebron, Maine, then went back to Ohio for college. His first job out of school was with the Ocala Star Banner in central Florida, where he worked as a reporter and editor. He moved on to Fort Lauderdale and worked for the Sun Sentinel for a year as a feature writer in the late '70s. After Fort Lauderdale, he headed north and landed a job as an assistant press secretary to Pennsylvania Gov. Dick Thornburgh in the late '70s and early '80s. Then he left the political world for graduate school. Back in the working world, he was a copy editor and assistant news editor at the Louisville Courier-Journal, then moved to the Wall Street Journal, where he began as a copy editor and became National and Global copy chief. The next move led to seven years with the Wall Street Journal Europe, finishing up in 2010 as managing editor of that edition based in Brussels and London.Professional Affiliations: American Copy Editors Society: National Association of Black Journalists Foreign languages spoken: French