Paige Winfield Cunningham

Washington, D.C.

Health-care policy, politics

Education: Wheaton College, BA in history; economics and music minors

Paige Winfield Cunningham is deputy editor of The Post's 202 newsletter franchise, overseeing its health and cybersecurity tipsheets, along with editing the 5-Minute Fix newsletter. She regularly serves as a moderator for Washington Post Live, interviewing government officials, policymakers and members of Congress. Paige started her journalism career as a county board reporter at the Naperville Sun in the Chicago area. She has since reported on Virginia state government, worked as a congressional reporter and covered health-care policy for the Washington Times, Politico and the Washington E
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