Thomas LeGro

Washington, D.C.

Education: George Mason University, BA in English; George Mason University, MFA in Creative Writing

In 2018, Tom LeGro was part of a team of Post reporters who were awarded a Pulitzer Prize for coverage of the Senate candidacy of Roy Moore and a subsequent effort to discredit The Post's reporting. As executive producer, LeGro oversees an award-winning team of video journalists that works across the newsroom. He worked for The Washington Post from 2000 to 2006 on the sports desk, first as a news aide and then later as a copy editor. From 2006 to 2013, LeGro was a reporter-producer for "PBS NewsHour," covering arts and culture, before returning to The Post.
Latest from Thomas LeGro

    What Breonna Taylor’s killing reveals about police use of no-knock warrants

    At least 22 people were killed by police carrying out no-knock warrants nationwide since 2015, according to a Post investigation.

    April 14, 2022

      How the Post reported on the hidden billion-dollar cost of repeated police misconduct

      The Post collected data on nearly 40,000 payments at 25 of the nation’s largest police and sheriff’s departments within the past decade.

      March 9, 2022

        The Facebook Papers: What Mark Zuckerberg told Congress vs. what Facebook said internally

        The Facebook Papers show what its employees knew about how the website fostered polarization and how it contrasted with CEO Mark Zuckerberg's public comments.

        October 25, 2021

          Colin L. Powell, history-making secretary of state and chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, dies

          The four-star general served under three Republican presidents and was also the youngest and first Black chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

          October 18, 2021

            A climate disaster will likely affect you one day. Here’s how to prepare.

            People who never considered themselves at risk from climate change are waking up to floods and fires.

            October 13, 2021

              What are the Pandora Papers?

              A trove of secret files details the financial universe where global elite shield riches from taxes, probes and accountability.

              October 3, 2021

                Here’s what you need to know about R. Kelly’s federal trials

                The singer was arrested in 2019, and has trials in Chicago and New York. Author Jim DeRogatis explains the cases.

                August 18, 2021

                  How U.S. leaders deliberately misled the public about America’s longest war

                  "The Afghanistan Papers" author Craig Whitlock explains how presidents misled the public about the war in Afghanistan for nearly two decades.

                  August 9, 2021

                    The CDC's eviction moratorium won't last forever. So, what's next?

                    As of June, over 6 million people were behind on rent. Landlords across the United States are still owed about $27.5 billion.

                    August 6, 2021

                      She gets paid to be her paralyzed boyfriend’s caregiver, but marriage could change that

                      Jane Morgan is the sole caregiver to her boyfriend, Conner Slevin, who was paralyzed last year. If they marry, her salary for caregiving will get reduced.

                      August 6, 2021