National enterprise reporter covering an array of subjects Education: Columbia University, MA in journalism; University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, BA in history
Stephanie McCrummen is a national enterprise reporter covering an array of subjects for The Washington Post. Previously, she was the paper's East Africa bureau chief based in Nairobi. She has also reported from Egypt, Iraq and Mexico, among other places. She joined The Post in 2004 as a Metro reporter covering the suburban housing boom. Before that, she was a reporter for Newsday in New York. She is originally from Birmingham, Ala.
Honors & Awards:
2015 Erikson Prize for Excellence in Mental Health Reporting
2016 Best American Newspaper Narratives, first place for "An American Void"
2018 Toner Prize for Excellece in Political Reporting for coverage of Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore
2018 George Polk Award for Political Reporting for coverage of Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore
Alabama resident Leigh Corfman said that in 1979, when Moore was an assistant district attorney, he brought her to his home and touched her sexually. Three other women said that Moore – now a candidate for U.S. Senate -- pursued them when they were teenagers and he was in his early 30s.
In the Finnish border town of Tornio, busloads of refugees arrived every day. As they made their way to a border check, many discarded handfuls of documents that were useless, or perhaps a liability, now that they’d arrived at their final stop.