Leila Barghouty

Washington, D.C.

Supervising Video Producer, Weekend Breaking News

Education: Stanford University, MA in Data Journalism

Leila Barghouty is the supervising video producer for the breaking-news desk's weekend coverage at The Washington Post. She joined The Post in 2022, after working primarily as a freelance journalist and filmmaker. Her coverage has focused on use of force with large and small-scale weapons by police and militaries against civilians around the world.
Latest from Leila Barghouty

    Journalists pay tribute to Shireen Abu Akleh: ‘A fighter for truth’

    Arab American journalists around the world shared stories of slain reporter Shireen Abu Akleh’s impact and legacy in the wake of her killing on May 11.

    May 21, 2022

      How Russian land mines may pose a deadly risk to Ukrainians for years to come

      Humanitarian advocates stress the lasting and deadly impact of land mines used by Russia in Ukraine, including those banned by international law.

      May 13, 2022

        Mourners attacked at slain journalist Shireen Abu Akleh’s funeral

        Shireen Abu Akleh's funeral on May 13 grew into the largest Palestinian gathering in Jerusalem in recent years. An investigation into her killing is underway.

        May 12, 2022

          Mallinckrodt executives testify on opioid crisis

          Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals, one of the country’s largest opioid producers, filed for bankruptcy in 2020. Depositions of top executives were released May 10.

          May 10, 2022

            Ukrainian president calls for more aid as Russian aggression continues

            Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky addressed German parliament on March 17, as Russian attacks continue across Ukraine.

            March 17, 2022