Deputy America editor on the National desk Education: BA from Columbia University, MA from City University of New York Graduate School of Journalism
Simone Sebastian is deputy America editor on the National Desk. She previously worked as an editor for The Washington Post's Wonkblog and Outlook sections. Prior to working at The Post, Simone covered the energy industry for the Houston Chronicle and public education for the San Francisco Chronicle and the Columbus Dispatch. She wrote her first major news story when she was 17 years old for the Detroit Free Press, and since then, has worked in more than a dozen newsrooms across the United States.