Editor in the Style section with focus on media, politics, profiles and human interest; former foreign correspondent Education: Temple University, BA in journalism; University of Michigan, Knight-Wallace Fellow in Investigative Journalism
Richard Leiby is a longtime editor and writer in The Post’s Style section. He joined The Post in 1991. His previous assignments have included Pakistan bureau chief and reporter, columnist and editor in Washington. He has reported from war zones, including Afghanistan and Iraq. He has written about four presidents, and he covered the Oscars twice.
Honors & Awards:
Second place, investigative reporting, Virginia Press Association, 2002
First place, feature writing, National Association of Black Journalists, 1994
First place, feature writing, Society of Professional Journalists, Southeastern U.S. Region, 1986
Second place, magazine story of the year, Society of Professional Journalists, Southeastern U.S. Region, 1986
Honored by Temple University and inducted into national journalism honor society, 2011