Sharif Durhams

Washington, D.C.

Deputy Managing Editor

Education: University of North Carolina

Sharif Durhams is a deputy managing editor at The Washington Post. He rejoined The Post in 2022 after serving as managing editor at The News & Observer in Raleigh, N.C. He has overseen homepage teams at The Post and CNN. He is the former president of NLGJA: the Association of LGBTQ Journalists, an organization he joined in 2000, and he served as co-leader of the Poynter-Washington Post Leadership Academy for Diversity in Media. He was the first social media editor and digital strategist at the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and a reporter at the Charlotte Observer. Sharif was the first African
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