Reporter covering the Washington Redskins Education: Wesleyan University, BA in psychology and African American studies; Syracuse University, MA in magazine journalism
Kimberley A. Martin joined The Washington Post in November 2017 as the paper's Washington Redskins beat writer.
Before her move to the D.C. area, Martin was a general assignment columnist at the Buffalo News, focusing on the Buffalo Bills. She joined the News after spending a decade at Newsday, where she covered high school sports, was a general assignment reporter, and for six years was the paper's only beat writer covering the New York Jets. She won several awards while at Newsday, including a first-place finish for project writing by the Associated Press Sports Editors as part of a team that examined the many challenges NFL athletes face transitioning to life after football. Martin also was named the Emerging Journalist of the Year in 2011 by the National Association of Black Journalists.
Honors & Awards:
Salute to Excellence Award: Sports (first place), National Association of Black Journalists, 2016
Best Feature: Sports (first place), New York Association of Black Journalists, 2016
National Headliner Award: Sports Writing (third place), Press Club of Atlantic City, 2016