Video journalist covering a wide range of topics
Education: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, BA in journalism
Whitney Shefte is a Peabody, Emmy, Murrow and Pictures of the Year International (POYi) award-winning senior video journalist at The Washington Post, where she has worked since 2006. She has documented everything from the opioid epidemic across the United States, to climate change in Greenland, to the forgotten conflict in Western Sahara. Whitney is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication where she concentrated in photojournalism.