Deputy director of video Education: DePaul University, BA in International Studies and English
Phoebe Connelly is deputy director of video at The Washington Post where she leads daily news coverage, interactive storytelling and oversees emerging video products. Connelly is also the video product owner at The Post, working closely with the engineering team to develop and manage a suite of custom internal and external-facing video solutions. Connelly joined The Post in 2013 from Yahoo! News and The American Prospect. Her writing has appeared in the Atlantic, the Awl, NPR and the Guardian.
The Virginia delegation watches as Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge addresses the floor. Ahead of Trump officially receiving the nomination, controversy swirled as delegates unhappy with their party’s inevitable choice pushed for a last minute battle on the convention floor. Head of the Virginia delegation and Cruz backer, former Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli played a prominent role in the quixotic fight and ultimately failed effort.