Josh Dawsey

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Josh Dawsey is an American journalist who is a political investigations and enterprise reporter for The Washington Post.


Dawsey received a B.A. in journalism from the University of South Carolina.


Dawsey began his career as a reporter at The Wall Street Journal, first covering Governor Chris Christie before being assigned to New York to write about Mayor Bill de Blasio. He moved to Politico to become a White House reporter in 2016,[1] before assuming the same role at The Washington Post in 2017.[2]

Dawsey won the White House Correspondents Association's Award for Deadline Reporting in 2018 and again in 2019.[3][4] He was part of a team that won the 2022 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service for its coverage of the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol.


  1. ^ "WSJ reporter Dawsey hired by Politico to cover White House - Talking Biz News". December 2016. Retrieved 2019-02-19.
  2. ^ Pompeo, Joe (3 November 2017). "The Washington Post Poaches West-Wing Savant Josh Dawsey from Politico". The Hive. Retrieved 2019-02-19.
  3. ^ "2019 Winners". White House Correspondents’ Association (WHCA). Retrieved 2019-08-25.
  4. ^ "2018 Winners". White House Correspondents' Association (WHCA). Retrieved 2019-02-19.

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