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Kristine Phillips is a member of The Washington Post's general assignment team. Before joining The Post in 2016, she covered criminal justice, courts and legal affairs at the Indianapolis Star, where she was part of a team that won state awards for breaking news coverage. She also worked for the Oregonian and the Orange County Register, where she covered crime, local government and education. Born and raised in the Philippines, she moved to the United States as a teenager in 2006.Professional Affiliations: Asian American Journalists Association Foreign languages spoken: Tagalog