Sean Carter

Washington, D.C.

Audio Engineer and Composer

Education: Savannah College of Art and Design

Sean Carter is an audio engineer and composer for The Washington Post. His career has taken him around the world on audio assignments, building an international portfolio of documentaries, commercial campaigns, short films, sonic branding and bespoke music for diverse clients such as Vogue, VICE, Universal Music Group and the United Nations.
Latest from Sean Carter

Is your kid ready for a phone?

A guide for when and how to give your kid a smartphone. Heather Kelly polled the experts, and there’s a lot we can all learn from their advice – whether we have kids or not. Plus, we dive into the reported benefits of “brown noise.”

November 22, 2022

No beer, plenty of scandal: Qatar’s World Cup

The 2022 World Cup starts this weekend in Qatar, and it is already marked by controversy. Today on “Post Reports,” the geopolitical stakes of this year’s World Cup, and a preview of the most exciting players and teams to watch in Doha.

November 18, 2022

The urgent situation in Haiti

Today on Post Reports, we hear from a journalist on the ground in Haiti about the country’s growing humanitarian crisis, and what can be done about it.

November 17, 2022

Trump is back. Back again.

Former president Donald Trump has officially announced his bid for the White House in 2024. However, factions in the Republican Party aren’t sold on having Trump back in power and a series of legal investigations could further complicate his run.

November 16, 2022

Inside the covert abortion pill pipeline

In a post-Roe America, tens of thousands of people without access to legal abortions are turning to a new covert network to get abortion pills. Today on Post Reports, we trace the network’s surprising supply chain and look at the precarious position of those participating in it.

November 15, 2022

Ukraine’s triumph in Kherson

A triumphant President Volodymyr Zelensky visited the liberated Ukrainian city of Kherson Monday morning, declaring “the beginning of the end of the war.” Today on “Post Reports,” we talk about whether that’s true and why this city is so significant.

November 14, 2022

Who should pay for climate disasters?

There’s a big, contentious question at the heart of this year’s COP27, the U.N. climate change conference: Should richer countries foot the bill when it comes to climate disasters?

November 11, 2022

Is Ron DeSantis the GOP’s golden ticket?

Today on Post Reports, we dig into the election results in Florida, where Gov. Ron DeSantis and other Republicans sailed to victory this week. What does their win mean for the party nationally, and for Florida’s long-standing “swing-state” status?

November 10, 2022

So, who won?

Democrats outperformed expectations in Tuesday’s midterms, but Republicans still look likely to take back the House. We talk to reporters covering Congress and the White House about what to make of the results we have so far, and what to look for next.

November 9, 2022

Gen Z’s political coming of age

It’s Election Day in America. Record-breaking voter turnout is expected, and the results could change the nation’s political landscape. Today, we look at Gen Z and how today’s election is about more than politics; it’s about shaping the future.

November 8, 2022