Local enterprise editor Education: Penn State University, history and political science; American University, MA in public affairs journalism
Lynda Robinson is the local enterprise and projects editor at The Washington Post. She also runs The Post’s history blog, Retropolis.
In 2017, she edited a series on children and gun violence by John Woodrow Cox that was a Pulitzer finalist for feature writing and won awards from Scripps Howard, the Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma, Columbia Journalism School and National Education Writers Association.
Her reporters have also won awards from the National Press Foundation, American Society of Newspaper Editors, Society of Professional Journalists, American Society of Feature Editors, Casey Foundation and Religion News Association.
In 1997, she co-edited “The Umpire’s Sons,” which won the Pulitzer Prize for feature writing. In 2014, she was part of the team that worked on The Post’s coverage of the Navy Yard shooting, which was a Pulitzer finalist for breaking news.
Robinson has edited three books, including “Space Barons: Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and the Quest to Colonize the Cosmos” and “No Place to Hide.” She previously worked at The Washington Post Magazine, Capital Style magazine, Baltimore Sun, Roll Call and Bucks County Courier Times.