The Washington Post has named Karen Tumulty a columnist for the Opinions section. Tumulty has been a political correspondent for The Post since 2010. She has covered the White House, Congress and eight presidential campaigns. Starting February 5, she will write a reported column on national politics.
Tumulty has been lauded for her ground level insight into U.S. politics and her compelling profiles of elected officials. She received the Toner Prize for Excellence in Political Reporting in 2014. She joined The Post from TIME Magazine where she worked as a congressional correspondent and White House correspondent for more than 15 years. Tumulty is currently working on a biography of Nancy Reagan for Simon & Schuster.