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WaPo Staffs Up Video and Photo Department 

WaPo Staffs Up Video and Photo Department 

Natalia Jimenez-Stuard is joining The Washington Post as a National Photo Editor. She most recently served as Senior Photo Editor at NBC News, where she managed the NBC News Instagram account and was responsible for organizing visual coverage along with other illustrations. Prior to that, the Syracuse graduate spent five years at The Star-Ledger as their Photo Editor, where she organized visual content for the international news, business, and state sections. Born in London to Peruvian immigrants, the trilingual photojournalist is fluent in English, Spanish, and French. She starts her new role October 29th. Atthar Mirza will also join The Post as a Video Graphics Editor. He is currently an Animator and Video Journalist at The Wall Street Journal. Prior to that, Mirza was an Animation Fellow at The Atlantic, where he created virtual reality videos, worked on a magazine cover story about the Mona Lisa, and more. The 2017 University of Virginia graduate has additionally produced animations for Edovo, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Newseum, and more. He starts his new role October 22nd. More here.

FCC Chair Ajit Pai May Have to Answer for the Net Neutrality Repeal if Dems Take House

FCC Chair Ajit Pai May Have to Answer for the Net Neutrality Repeal if Dems Take House

Pramila Jayapal Announces Congressional Progressive Caucus Center 

Pramila Jayapal Announces Congressional Progressive Caucus Center