Correspondent covering Mexico and Central America Education: College of the Holy Cross, BA in English
Mary Beth Sheridan is a correspondent covering Mexico and Central America for The Washington Post. She came to The Post in 2001 after 11 years as a foreign correspondent for the Associated Press, Miami Herald and Los Angeles Times. During her career, she has been based in Rome; Bogota, Colombia; and Mexico City. Her previous assignments for The Post include covering diplomacy, homeland security and immigration. She served as deputy foreign editor from 2016 to 2018.
Honors & Awards:
Part of a Post team named as finalists for Pulitzer Prize for reporting on terrorism post-9/11
Overseas Press Club Robert Spiers Benjamin Award for Latin America coverage, 1998
Nieman Fellowship, Harvard University, 2012-13
Knight-Bagehot Fellowship, Columbia University, 1992-93