Contributing columnist on issues pertaining to Florida, immigration, politics and more
Lizette Alvarez is a Washington Post contributing columnist. She previously worked at the Miami Herald, the New York Daily News and the New York Times, where she spent 22 years covering New York, Europe, Congress, military veterans, Florida and Puerto Rico. In her most recent posting, she served as Miami bureau chief for the New York Times. Alvarez has won several awards for her reporting including the Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting and the Polk Award.