Justin Wm. Moyer

Washington, D.C.

Reporter covering breaking news

Education: Wesleyan University, BA in social science/music, 1998; Goucher College, MFA in creative nonfiction, 2014; Georgetown University Law School, JD expected 2024

Justin Wm. Moyer is a reporter for The Washington Post. His work with a Post team covering the Capitol insurrection was honored with a Pulitzer Prize in 2022, and his coverage of Saudi lobbying with a Post team was honored as a Pulitzer Prize finalist in 2019.
Latest from Justin Wm. Moyer

These D.C. trees were thriving. Then they were poisoned.

A developer that builds affordable housing for D.C. has paid $144,000 after covertly poisoning healthy trees to avoid fines for removing them, officials said.

February 10, 2023

Rural America has homeless people too. But they’re hard to find.

Each year, advocates count the number of homeless people on a given night. In cities, this is difficult. In rural Pennsylvania, it's very difficult.

February 6, 2023

    Advocates count homeless people for annual census

    Advocates knocked on car doors and visited rest areas to count the number of homeless people for the national point-in-time count in Carlisle, Pa., on Jan. 25.

    February 5, 2023

    In child custody dispute, breastfeeding mom is ordered to use bottle

    A Virginia mother’s plan to breastfeed — and her daughter’s food supply — ran into an obstacle that advocates say is common: a custody dispute.

    February 1, 2023

    Police identify man fatally stabbed near Dupont Circle

    The incident occurred in an area filled with shops in one of the city’s busiest neighborhoods.

    January 23, 2023

    Man fatally shot in D.C. residential building

    The victim was later identified as 56-year-old Morgan Francis of Southwest Washington.

    January 23, 2023

    ‘Environmental racism’ and the mysterious cars rusting in D.C. woods

    “They don’t have cars in the woods of Rock Creek Park,” said an environmental advocate who works in Black neighborhoods. “I don’t see why we should.”

    January 19, 2023

    Black WWII soldiers asked a White woman for doughnuts. They were shot.

    The case of Allen Leftridge shows how racism infected White American troops — and how its victims were denied benefits.

    January 15, 2023

    Man found fatally shot in Capitol Heights

    Police were called to Chamber Avenue early Saturday morning

    January 5, 2023

    Lawsuit alleges D.C. Housing’s cameras could ‘capture intimate details’

    A woman “did not have any rights as a public housing resident” to stop the surveillance, the suit said.

    December 30, 2022