Reporter covering religion Education: Wheaton College Sarah Pulliam Bailey runs The Washington Post's religion vertical. She covers how faith intersects with everything, including politics, culture, education, abortion and immigration. Before joining The Post, she was a national correspondent for Religion News Service. She was also online editor of Christianity Today magazine. Honors & Awards:
Second place for feature writing, third place for excellence in religion reporting—large newspapers and wire services, honorable mention for news analysis for work done in 2018 (Religion Newswriters Association)
First place for feature writing and third place for news analysis in 2017 (Religion Newswriters Association)
Honorable mention for commentary in 2016 (Religion Newswriters Association)
Second place for news analysis for 2015 from the Religion Newswriters Association. (Religion Newswriters Association)
Professional Affiliations: Religion Newswriters Association
As ceremonies honoring the life of civil rights leader John Lewis began over the weekend in Alabama, one Republican state lawmaker and pastor gave an invocation for a KKK leader's birthday celebration.