Josh White

Washington, D.C.

America Desk editor

Education: University of Michigan

Josh White was The Washington Post's America Desk editor on the National desk, working with reporters who cover news across the United States and The Post's immigration team. White joined The Post in 1998 and for six years worked on the Virginia staff, where he reported on police and courts in Prince William County. He was one of the lead reporters on the Washington-area sniper case and led coverage of John Allen Muhammad’s capital murder trial. In addition to writing about numerous capital murder cases and drug-related offenses, he has witnessed two executions by electric chair in Virginia’s
Latest from Josh White

There have been just five 20-K MLB games; I was lucky to be at two of them

Pure luck leads one fan to be in the stands for history-making performances, two decades apart.

May 13, 2016

Waiting for the snowplow

In Arlington's Maywood neighborhood -- like some other small residential areas around the region -- the wait for a plow seems neverending.

January 26, 2016

Add adrenaline to a beach vacation and save the Belize Barrier Reef by hunting lionfish

The Turneffe Atoll is a pristine paradise, but what lurks beneath the calm azure waters is a new kind of diving adventure.

December 30, 2015

Introducing Grade Point, The Washington Post’s higher education blog

The Washington Post's new higher education blog aims to present a comprehensive daily report about local and national higher education.

January 13, 2015

Michigan-Notre Dame: A Wolverine fan’s perspective

An alum offer perspective as the storied programs prepare for their final scheduled meeting Saturday in South Bend.

September 5, 2014

Michigan-Notre Dame: A Wolverine fan’s perspective

An alum offer perspective as the storied programs prepare for their final scheduled meeting Saturday in South Bend.

September 5, 2014

Why I witnessed two executions in Virginia

A reporter explains why he believed it was important to attend and write about executions.

May 1, 2014

Aaron Thomas sentenced to life terms for 2001 East Coast Rapist attack in Loudoun

Aaron Thomas, already serving three life sentences, faces more time for attack in Leesburg apartment.

March 15, 2013

East Coast Rapist sentenced to life in prison for 2009 attack on teenage trick-or-treaters

Aaron Thomas, convicted in multiple rapes in Virginia, faces life sentences as part of years-long serial attacks.

March 1, 2013