Wesley Lowery

Reporter, The Washington Post

Wesley Lowery is a national reporter who covers law enforcement, justice, race and politics. He was the paper’s lead reporter in Ferguson, Missouri, and covered the Black Lives Matter protest movement. He was a member of the team at The Washington Post awarded the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting for the paper’s coverage of police shootings. He previously covered Congress and national politics. Prior to joining the Post, he worked as a breaking news and local politics reporter for the Boston Globe, and has also reported for the Los Angeles Times and The Wall Street Journal. In 2014, he was named the National Association of Black Journalists’ “Emerging Journalist of the Year.”

Past Poynter teaching events:
Deadly Force: A McCormick Specialized Reporting Institute, Aug. 2016