Kanyakrit Vongkiatkajorn

Washington, D.C.

Community editor, with a focus on comments, live chats and reader submissions.

Education: Wesleyan University, BA in the College of Letters; CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, MA

Kanyakrit is the community editor at The Washington Post, with a focus on comments, live chats and reader submissions. She comes to The Post from Mother Jones, where she was the assistant editor for audience and breaking news.
Latest from Kanyakrit Vongkiatkajorn

‘Not enough has happened’: Protesters reflect on what has changed — and what hasn’t

A year after millions of people around the world took to the streets to protest the death of George Floyd, About U.S. checked in with protesters we spoke with last year. Many of them said they had seen little change in their communities, but had made big changes in their personal lives.

June 17, 2021

What’s one object you brought with you to the U.S. that you’ve kept and why? Share your story with The Post.

We’re interested in telling stories about people who have immigrated to the U.S. and the objects that connect them to their homes overseas.

April 1, 2021

    Readers write to Joe Biden ahead of the inauguration

    Readers expressed their hopes for the next administration and wrote of their personal sorrows in letters to president-elect Biden ahead of his swearing in.

    January 14, 2021

      Readers write to Kamala Harris ahead of the inauguration

      From pleas to unify the country, to reminders that Americans are suffering, Washington Post readers write to vice president-elect Kamala Harris before she takes office.

      January 14, 2021

        2020 in comments

        How our readers responded to the biggest news events of the year, from the pandemic to the election.

        December 28, 2020

        The Washington Post asked readers to describe 2020 in one word or phrase. Here’s what they said.

        More than 2,000 people responded to The Post’s callout to sum up this monumental year in one word or phrase.

        December 18, 2020

          How to help during the coronavirus pandemic

          The pandemic has upended daily life. As we approach the holidays, here are ways you can help others.

          December 1, 2020

          Are you surprised by the election results?

          We asked readers whether they were surprised by the election results. Here’s what they had to say.

          November 8, 2020

            Sights and sounds of Biden’s victory: ‘This is beautiful’

            Impromptu parades, chants and dance parties: See how celebrations unfolded in six cities.

            November 7, 2020