Jessica Stahl

Washington, D.C.

Director of audio

Education: Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, MA; Princeton University, BA

Jessica Stahl is The Washington Post's director of audio, overseeing podcasts and other audio storytelling. She was previously deputy editor for audience. Before coming to The Post, Stahl was a digital producer and the social media editor at Voice of America.
Latest from Jessica Stahl

Romney joins evangelicals in D.C. march; Trump says he has ordered National Guard to begin withdrawing from Washington

See the latest on protests in Washington over the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis.

June 7, 2020

    Stars on D.C. flag are repainted after protesters black them out

    The morning after thousands of protesters descended on Washington, D.C., Director of Public Works Chris Geldart helped repaint stars on a street display.

    June 7, 2020

    Voices of the Movement: Stories from civil rights leaders who changed America

    A podcast series collecting memories from the past and lessons for the future.

    June 6, 2019

    Listen to The Washington Post on smart speakers

    Start your day with short audio updates on politics, history, D.C. weather and more with daily briefings from The Washington Post.

    March 27, 2018

    Here’s what to listen for in Trump’s first State of the Union

    Know what to look for in Trump's address with this analysis from Washington Post national political correspondent Karen Tumulty and senior editor Marc Fisher.

    January 26, 2018

    Trump’s inauguration speech, one year later

    One year ago, President Trump's inauguration speech painted his picture of America and made promises for his presidency. White House correspondents Jenna Johnson and Josh Dawsey listen back and discuss what’s happened since.

    January 19, 2018

    ‘Letters From War’: 1946-2017 – After (full transcript)

    The Eyde brothers continued writing each other long after the end of the war. In their letters over the next decades, it’s clear that their experiences in the war changed the course of their lives in dramatic, and in very different, ways.

    January 3, 2018

    ‘Letters From War’: 1943-1944 – Battles (full transcript)

    Frank has seen his first combat, as Ralph and John prepare for their own deployments. Facing war has the brothers engaged in intense battles — both physical and mental.

    January 3, 2018

    ‘Letters From War’: 1944-1945 – The end (full transcript)

    Back at home, Ralph and Frank struggle to recover and readjust to civilian life. Meanwhile, as the Allies move toward victory, John’s role in the war is just about to begin.

    January 3, 2018

    ‘Letters From War’: 1942 – The start (full transcript)

    With the country at war, the Eyde brothers await their fates. Frank and Ralph inch closer to action, as they anxiously try to keep younger brother John away from the front lines.

    January 3, 2018