John Taylor

Washington, D.C.

Editor, the 7

Education: James Madison University, BA in Mass Communications

John Taylor edits The 7, The Washington Post’s morning briefing, which is available each weekday from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. Eastern time on mobile, desktop and in a newsletter. From 2017 through 2021, John led The Post’s Stories Team, which published vertical stories to Instagram, Snapchat Discover and Snapchat’s Happening Now news platform. He came to The Post in 2010 as a multiplatform editor in news and sports. From 2015 to 2017, he wrote the weekly feature highlighting activities, events and goings-on in the D.C. area for The Post’s Going Out Guide and Weekend section.
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