Host, Post Reports Education: Yale University, BA in African American studies; Transom Story Workshop in Woods Hole, Mass.
Martine Powers is the host of "Post Reports," the Post's flagship daily news podcast. She has worked at The Post since 2016, covering transportation and infrastructure, serving as interim host of The Post's "Can He Do That?" politics podcast, and also reporting, writing and hosting a narrative miniseries on midterm elections, "How to Flip the House."
Before The Post, Powers worked at the Boston Globe and Politico, and spent a year as a Fulbright fellow in Trinidad & Tobago. Powers is also an audio producer and a graduate of the Transom Story Workshop for audio journalism.
Honors & Awards:
National Association of Black Journalists Salute to Excellence Award, 2014
Professional Affiliations: National Association of Black Journalists
Gbenga Akinnagbe says he’s become painfully aware of the cost of depicting black suffering onstage every night in front of a mostly white audience. And he’s not sure he’d want to take on a similar role again.
The National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation alleged that Metro is violating a recent Supreme Court ruling by continuing to deduct dues from the paychecks of employees who did not give their consent.
A budget proposal by Metro officials calls for $2 weekend fares and an expanded rush hour window, along with more service on the Red and Yellow lines. If these changes are approved, they would likely go into effect in July 2019.