Cheryl W. Thompson

Correspondent, Investigations - NPR

Prior to joining NPR in January 2019, she spent 22 years at The Washington Post, where she wrote extensively about law enforcement, political corruption and guns, and was a White House correspondent during Barack Obama’s first term. Her work has earned her an Emmy, Pulitzer Prizes, a National Headliner, an IRE, a White House News Photographers Association and other awards. Thompson is a member of NABJ, teaches investigative reporting as an associate professor at George Washington University and serves as board president of Investigative Reporters and Editors.