Joe Heim has been with The Washington Post as an editor and reporter since 1999. He covers social issues, schools, protests and the occasional forest fire. He also writes Just Asking, a weekly Q&A column in The Washington Post’s Sunday magazine. Heim was born in Morocco and lived in Kenya and Haiti before moving to the Philadelphia suburbs in the sixth grade. He is a graduate of Villanova University and the University of California at Berkeley's Graduate School of Journalism.