N. Kirkpatrick

Washington, D.C.

Visual reporter focusing on integrated storytelling
Nick Kirkpatrick is a visual reporter at The Washington Post. They collaborate across the newsroom to report and produce visually driven stories told in interactive forms that blend text with photos, videos, graphics and illustrations. Nick joined The Post in 2013 as a photo editor. Their work and contributions have been recognized by the Overseas Press Club of America, the National Press Foundation, Society for News Design, National Press Photographers Association, Pictures of the Year International, and The Pulitzer Prizes. Follow them on Twitter
Latest from N. Kirkpatrick

States where abortion is legal, banned or under threat

More than a dozen states have laws that criminalize abortion when the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade. Here’s a look at abortion laws by state.

May 26, 2023

Anti-trans bills have doubled since 2022. Our map shows where states stand.

State legislators have introduced more than 400 anti-trans bills, more than were introduced from 2018 to 2022. Our map shows where states currently stand.

May 19, 2023

    The Blast Effect

    The Washington Post examined autopsy and postmortem reports from nearly a hundred victims of past mass shootings that involved an AR-15 style rifle.

    March 27, 2023

    Anti-trans laws are on the rise. Here’s a look at where — and what kind.

    Bans on trans youth and restrictions on gender-affirming medical care are among a record number of anti-trans bills introduced across the country this year.

    October 14, 2022

      How Washington Post readers feel about the Supreme Court’s abortion ruling

      More than 23,000 people decried and celebrated the toppling of Roe v. Wade.

      June 25, 2022

      In maps, photos and videos, see the full force of Yellowstone’s floods

      How torrential rain and rapid snowmelt triggered flooding that has reshaped the park.

      June 18, 2022

        Summer road trip? Our gas calculator can help you see your costs.

        After years of pandemic isolation, people are planning summer travel near pre-pandemic levels. But their wallets won’t take them nearly as far.

        May 27, 2022

          Photos since Columbine show cycle of gun violence in schools

          At least 185 children, teachers and other people have lost their lives in school shootings since the Columbine High School massacre in 1999, according to a Washington Post database. Over 23 years, the photographs that follow when first responders rush to a massacre begin to look eerily similar.

          May 26, 2022

          What’s new with Percy the Mars rover?

          Follow the adventures of a historic mission through the eyes and ears of the NASA rover

          May 11, 2022

            Climate change fuels a water rights conflict built on over a century of broken promises

            A historic dry spell has parched a region once dubbed the “Everglades of the West,” leaving thousands without water and worsening tensions between Native Americans, farmers, ranchers and the federal government.

            November 22, 2021