Phoebe Connelly

Washington, D.C.

Director of Next Generation Audiences

Education: DePaul University, BA in International Studies and English

Phoebe Connelly is the director of Next Generation Audience Development at The Washington Post. Connelly was previously the deputy director of video at the Post where she oversaw daily news coverage, interactive storytelling and emerging video products. 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.
Latest from Phoebe Connelly

    Warnings of Jan. 6 violence preceded the Capitol riot

    Law enforcement agencies failed to heed mounting warnings of coming violence as Trump propelled his supporters to Washington in a last desperate attempt to overturn the election results.

    October 31, 2021

      What happened on Jan. 6: Trump stands back as rioters breach Capitol

      For 187 harrowing minutes, the president watched his supporters attack the Capitol - and resisted pleas to stop them.

      October 31, 2021

        After Jan. 6, threats and disinformation take hold across the U.S.

        Menacing threats and disinformation spread across the country following the Jan. 6 siege, shaking the underpinnings of American democracy.

        October 31, 2021

          Senate acquits Trump for second time after week-long trial | Impeachment This Week

          House managers argue former president Trump incited an insurrection in a dramatic and swift Senate impeachment trial.

          February 14, 2021

            Covid relief and GOP infighting eclipse Trump’s impending trial | Impeachment This Week

            As the impeachment trial nears, the Republican Party faces an identity crisis and Democrats try to act on President Biden's coronavirus relief.

            February 5, 2021

              Trump is impeached, again | Impeachment This Week

              A week after a pro-Trump mob stormed the Capitol, the House passed one article of impeachment against the president for inciting an insurrection.

              January 15, 2021

              Alison Lurie, Pulitzer-winning novelist of mordant wit and boundless empathy, dies at 94

              Her books, including ‘Foreign Affairs’ and ‘The War Between the Tates,’ chronicled the lives of women searching for self-knowledge and self-fulfillment.

              December 3, 2020

                Natasha Trethewey: I find myself longing for slower ways of connection

                The former U.S. poet laureate discusses the pleasures of anticipating letters from friends and shares the poetry she is turning to during the coronavirus crisis

                April 30, 2020

                  Juan Felipe Herrera: ‘We live in a different home now’

                  The former U.S. poet laureate reflects on how his mother used stories to build a home for his migrant farmworker family and how such love can gather us together

                  April 23, 2020

                    Robert Pinsky: 'Heavy with longing, in my mind, is preferable to hollow'

                    Pinsky explains the neighborhood memories that spurred him to write “House Hour” and how he is using walks to cope with the coronavirus pandemic.

                    April 17, 2020