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

Headed out to see the D.C. cherry blossoms? Play our bingo card.

Going to the Cherry Blossom Festival to see peak bloom is a truly D.C. experience. See how many items you can check off in our cherry blossom bingo card.

March 17, 2023

7 reader hacks for landing your New Year health goals

Make a joy list and stack your habits. Readers weigh in with tips for sticking with your resolutions.

January 21, 2023

Why The Post created postcards showing Earth’s potential climate futures

The team behind a climate postcards project discuss how they tried to make the IPCC's climate projections feel more tangible and visible to readers.

April 8, 2022

Behind the Story: How we decide which abortion bills to cover

Reporter Caroline Kitchener discusses how she tracks and reports on the dozens of anti-abortion bills being proposed across the country.

April 1, 2022

Behind the Story: How Molly Hensley-Clancy investigated abuse in women’s soccer

Investigative reporter Molly Hensley-Clancy shares how multiple tips helped her uncover abuse allegations against one of the most prominent coaches in the National Women's Soccer League.

March 25, 2022

Behind the Story: Why we’re explaining inflation using a knitted red balloon

Economics editor Damian Paletta and designer Emily Wright discuss their visual approach to explaining inflation.

March 18, 2022

Behind the Story: The ‘People’s Convoy’ is in the D.C. region. Here’s what it’s like covering the protests.

Local reporter Ellie Silverman discusses the convoy, getting to know some of its members and what it’s like to cover protests and activism as her beat.

March 11, 2022

Behind the Story: How three Washington Post journalists are covering Ukraine on the ground

Whitney Leaming, Salwan Georges and Isabelle Khurshudyan discuss how they approach sources, build trust and report on the ongoing conflict.

March 4, 2022

‘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