User Profile for Dan Froomkin (dfroomkin)
Bio: Dan Froomkin writes washingtonpost.com's White House Watch column, a pugnacious daily anthology of White House-related items from news websites, blogs and other sources. He is also deputy editor of NiemanWatchdog.org, a website from the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard University that encourages reporters to ask more probing questions and hold the powerful accountable. Dan previously worked as a producer and editor at washingtonpost.com, and joined the website in 1997 as senior producer for politics, and was second-in-command of editorial operations from 2000 to 2003. Before that, Dan spent 10 years as a daily newspaper reporter for the Winston-Salem Journal, the Miami Herald, and the Orange County Register. In 1995, he was a Michigan Journalism Fellow. In 1996, he served as Editor of New Media for Education Week. Froomkin also taught journalism at the American University Graduate School of Communication and the Poynter Institute.
Joined: May 09 '07
Last login: Jun 11 '07