The Washington Post announced that Brianna Tucker is taking on a new assignment as deputy campaign editor on the National Politics desk, a role in which she will help shape The Post’s coverage of the 2024 presidential campaign.
According to The Post, “Brianna will help guide the talented team of journalists chronicling this extraordinary political moment in America, with a focus on helping drive vivid, agenda-setting and peerless reporting from the campaign trail. She also will help edit our in-the-moment coverage and organize staff deployments to ensure our report is timely, comprehensive and engaging new audiences.
“Brianna is a compassionate colleague, incisive line editor and font of fresh ideas. Moreover, she is detail-oriented and calm under pressure, skills that are essential in mobilizing reporters across numerous time zones and battleground states.”
She joined The Post in 2021 as a deputy editor on the 202 newsletters team, editing news and analysis for our flagship morning political newsletter The Early 202 and helping launch The Climate 202. She graduated from the University of Texas at Austin and is a recipient of the 2022 Maynard Institute Fellowship, which cultivates media leaders to expand diversity and belonging in our industry.