Deputy foreign editor and a veteran foreign correspondent Education: College of the Holy Cross, BA in English
Mary Beth Sheridan is the deputy foreign editor of 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 reported from nearly 50 countries and has been based in Rome; Bogota, Colombia; and Mexico City. She was awarded an Overseas Press Club Award in 1998 for her work in Mexico and was part of a Washington Post team that was a finalist for a Pulitzer Prize for reporting on terrorism. She has covered diplomacy, homeland security and immigration for The Post, in addition to numerous foreign assignments.
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