General Assignment reporter Education: M.A. in Journalism and Public Affairs, American University; B.A. in American Studies, University of Notre Dame Marisa Iati is a reporter for the General Assignment News Desk at The Washington Post. She previously worked at the Star-Ledger and NJ.com in New Jersey, where she covered municipal mayhem, community issues, education and crime. She also covered white-collar crime at Global Investigations Review while living in Washington and cataloging the District’s best coffee shops in her spare time. Honors & Awards:
New Jersey Press Association, Best Use of Social Media, April 2017
Foreign languages spoken: Spanish (Conversational)
The president’s vow came as protesters in Washington and other cities like New York, St. Louis and Chicago intensified their demonstrations, leading to more incidents of violence and destruction between police and the public.