Senior national correspondent focusing on California and the West Education: Amherst College, BA, 1988; Columbia Graduate School of Journalism, MS, 1992 Scott Wilson is a senior national correspondent for The Washington Post, covering California and the West. He has previously served as The Post's national editor, chief White House correspondent, deputy assistant managing editor for foreign news and as a correspondent in Latin America, based in Bogota, Colombia, and in the Middle East, based first in Amman, Jordan, and then in Jerusalem. He joined The Post in 1997. He lives in Santa Barbara, Ca., with his family. Honors & Awards:
Pulitzer Prize for Explanatory Reporting, 2020
Gerald R. Ford Prize for Distinguished Reporting on the Presidency, 2011
Aldo Beckman Award for reporting on the presidency, WHCA, 2012
Overseas Press Club Citation for Excellence, 2001
Inter American Press Association Award for Best Reporting, 2002
David Marcus Eibel Scholarship Award, Columbia Graduate School of Journalism, 1992
Bars, pools and large gatherings are shutting down again as cases spike in the South and West, and the nation’s top infectious-disease doctor warned that the number of daily cases could more than double.