Monica Ulmanu

Washington, D.C.

Visual Enterprise Editor, Climate and Environment

Education: UNC-Chapel Hill, MA in Visual Communication

Monica Ulmanu is the visual enterprise editor for the Climate & Environment Department at The Washington Post. She was part of the Post team that won the 2020 Pulitzer Prize for Explanatory Reporting for “2C: Beyond the Limit,” a series of articles that documented the dire effects of extreme temperatures on the planet. Before joining the Post in 2018, Monica worked on the graphics desk for the Guardian (UK), Reuters, Boston Globe, and interned with The New York Times.
Latest from Monica Ulmanu

    The pandemic marks another grim milestone: 1 in 500 Americans have died of covid-19

    The burden of death in the prime of life has been disproportionately borne by Black, Latino, and American Indian and Alaska Native people.

    September 15, 2021

      Tracking the coronavirus vaccine, state by state

      How many doses of the vaccine will be available in your state?

      June 4, 2021

        Where states reopened and cases spiked after the U.S. shutdown

        Hundreds of millions of people started moving around again. Now, a surge is here, with new restrictions.

        September 11, 2020

        A gallery of pain and protest

        In the aftermath of George Floyd’s death, protesters transformed hundreds of feet of chain-link fencing erected to protect the White House into a massive, makeshift art project that demands equal protection for all Americans. Take a look.

        June 10, 2020

          U.S. deaths soared in early weeks of pandemic, far exceeding number attributed to covid-19

          An analysis of federal data for the first time estimates excess deaths -- the number beyond what would normally be expected -- during that period.

          April 27, 2020

            How coronavirus grounded the airline industry

            Tens of thousands of flights have been canceled since the outbreak spread beyond China in January.

            April 1, 2020

            As wildfires hit Australia, ocean warming from climate change endangers Tasmania

            Tasmanian Aboriginals faced genocide, and now extreme climate change is threatening what’s left of their culture.

            December 27, 2019

            How we know global warming is real

            The answer includes Benjamin Franklin, Mutiny on the Bounty and centuries of records.

            December 19, 2019