Jesse Mesner-Hage

Washington, D.C.

Commissioning editor

Education: Haverford College, BA in English

Jesse Mesner-Hage is the commissioning editor for video at The Washington Post, where he manages a global network of freelance videographers. He previously worked as an assignment editor for Al Jazeera English in Washington, D.C., and Doha.
Latest from Jesse Mesner-Hage

    West Virginia was a vaccine success story. Now it’s a covid-19 hot spot.

    West Virginia was an early leader in covid-19 vaccinations, but health officials say they have hit a wall of vaccine resistance and misinformation.

    September 30, 2021

      Newly arrived Afghan family settles in, but worries about those left behind

      Volunteers are doing all they can to help the thousands of Afghan refugees who are starting new lives in the U.S., but the transition is still a difficult one.

      September 1, 2021

        Migrants in Mexico find new hope, more questions as border crisis looms

        As the Biden administration struggles with a growing border crisis, long-waiting families hope their requests for asylum in the U.S. will finally be heard.

        March 24, 2021

          Why this Black woman with ‘long covid’ feels the medical community has failed her

          Cynthia Adinig has been to the hospital upwards of 20 times for debilitating symptoms related to long-haul covid-19, but has been dismissed by doctors.

          February 2, 2021

            Dismissed by doctors, covid-19 ‘long haulers’ find comfort in each other

            Chimére Smith and Kimmy Campbell are "long-haulers," or patients who have experienced covid-19 symptoms for more than 30 days.

            October 1, 2020

              How a Black autistic man is serving 10 years in prison for a car crash

              Matthew Rushin is in prison for causing a car crash that severely injured two people. Was he a danger to society, or a victim of the criminal justice system?

              September 10, 2020

                Some fear covid-19's emotional trauma will have lasting effects for health-care workers

                Health-care workers said they're experiencing feelings of despair fighting the novel coronavirus. Mental health experts fear they could suffer "moral injury."

                May 24, 2020

                  Domestic violence survivors on the dangers of life in quarantine

                  Two women who survived domestic violence talk about the peril facing those who are trapped at home with their abusers during the coronavirus pandemic.

                  April 22, 2020

                    How coronavirus has upended the 2020 presidential race

                    Coronavirus has complicated traditional campaign efforts for President Trump and former vice president Joe Biden.

                    April 9, 2020

                    Here’s what major cities look like now that the coronavirus has shut everything down

                    The streets of New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles and others are abandoned as authorities tell people to stay at home to stop the spread of covid-19.

                    March 24, 2020