Reena Flores

Washington, D.C.

Supervising senior producer

Education: University of California at Berkeley

Reena Flores is the supervising senior producer on The Washington Post's audio team. She works on the flagship daily news podcast, "Post Reports." She also led production of The Post's first long-form investigative podcast, "Canary: The Washington Post Investigates" -- a seven-part series on the aftermath of a sexual assault. The podcast was named one of Apple's best podcasts of the year in 2020. Before joining The Post, Flores was a video and podcast producer at Politico. She was also a digital political reporter and video producer for CBS News's Washington bureau.
Latest from Reena Flores

Depp v. Heard

After six weeks, the contentious defamation trial between Johnny Depp and Amber Heard is set to wrap up Friday. Today on “Post Reports,” what happened in the courtroom and online, and why it matters.

May 27, 2022

What comes after the NRA

The NRA faces critics from all sides, with infighting among its executives and, after the Uvalde, Tex., school shooting, renewed pressure from gun control advocates. And then there are the radical gun groups that say the NRA hasn’t gone far enough.

May 26, 2022

‘It started in the fourth grade building’

The deadliest school shooting in nearly a decade, and what’s changed in the years since the massacre in Newtown, Conn.

May 25, 2022

    Broken Doors, Episode 1: "That's what you get"

    The first episode of "Broken Doors," a new investigative podcast series from the Washington Post.

    May 25, 2022

    Monkeypox: Should we be worried?

    Today on Post Reports, what to know about monkeypox and how prepared the United States is for future pandemics. Plus, in New Orleans, the return of a beloved Mardi Gras tradition.

    May 24, 2022

    Georgia's Trump question

    On Tuesday Republican voters in Georgia will choose between candidates who supported Trump’s claims that the election was stolen and those who did not. The results may say a lot about election integrity in 2022 — and the state of the GOP nationwide.

    May 23, 2022

    ‘His Name Is George Floyd’

    After the murder of George Floyd, reporters Robert Samuels and Toluse Olorunnipa spent months learning everything they could about Floyd’s life. The story they reveal in a new book shows how systemic racism shaped and shortened it.

    May 20, 2022

    The untold story of the Texas abortion ban

    On the anniversary of the Texas abortion ban, we bring you the story of the activist who helped craft the law, the doctor who tried to challenge it, and the lessons both sides have taken away from its unprecedented success.

    May 19, 2022

    ‘Un-retiring’

    Today on Post Reports, an estimated 1.5 million retirees have reentered the U.S. labor market over the past year. What’s bringing them back?

    May 18, 2022

    ​​Why Putin is the best thing to happen to NATO

    Finland and Sweden are applying for NATO membership, ending decades-long policies of military neutrality. We take a look at what this means for global security. Plus, why some NATO leaders are worried about Vladimir Putin being humiliated in Ukraine.

    May 17, 2022