Tara McCarty

Washington, D.C.

Designer for print and digital stories

Education: University of South Florida at St. Petersburg

Tara McCarty is a designer at The Washington Post and works on projects for print, digital and social media. She previously worked at the Tampa Bay Times.
Latest from Tara McCarty

How’s your rat game? Take our quiz to find out.

How far from their burrow will rats travel for food? Why do rats gnaw things? Try this quiz to see if you know the answers.

October 28, 2022

D.C.’s great rat migration — and how they survived during the pandemic

Since the pandemic, rats have expanded into new areas of D.C. Find out how they get into homes, restaurants and yards through an interactive video game.

October 28, 2022