“I’m not always wrong, but when I’m wrong, I’m wrong with conviction.”
— Overheard at The Washington Post
“I don’t know if you guys know this, but I’m a huge Mariah Carey fan. Like, I would take off work if she died.”
— Overheard at The Washington Post

Looks like we’re running out of space in our awards cabinet. 

Q

Anonymous asked:

What do you like most about working at The Washington Post? Why?

A

The Post still believes and values original journalism, so I like that. I also like that they still support this kind of work that I do, which is no small thing. These long stories are expensive  and involved, and they require a serious investment of time. 

But The Post is making the bet (and I’m hoping they are right) that the best of these “longform/narrative/orwhateveryoucallthem” journalism stories can stick in peoples’ minds and change the way they think about little bits of the world. I think a newspaper should do that. I’m glad The Post does, too. (for the world, but also for my job security).

“Your senioritis is really inconveniencing me.”
— Overheard at The Washington Post
“I think the Tumblr has just become a space for us to share our private shame.”
— Overheard at The Washington Post
“You people with your apps, man.”
— Overheard at The Washington Post
“There’s an important conversation about sandwiches going on here.”
— Overheard at The Washington Post

Don Graham led The Washington Post for decades, as evidenced by the plaque above. Say hi to someone in an elevator today. #tbt

“A watched printer never prints.”
— Overheard at The Washington Post