The following excerpt was sent out from The Washington Post’s director of video Micah Gelman; creative video director Osman Malik; senior video producer Nicki DeMarco; executive producer Thomas LeGro; executive producer of visual forensics Nadine Ajaka; senior producer Jayne Orenstein; and senior producer Peter Stevenson:
We are delighted to announce well-earned promotions on the visual forensics, explanatory video and video graphics teams.
Allie Caren becomes senior video editor. Allie first joined The Post in 2018 as a video editor with GA and the breaking news team. She’s covered countless national crises, political moments and extreme weather events. Prior to joining The Post, Allie was a video producer for Cox Media Group.
Amber Ferguson becomes senior video editor. Amber started at The Post in 2017 as an overnight video editor on Morning Mix, covering breaking news and writing regularly on pop culture. Before coming to The Post, Amber was an associate video editor at HuffPost.
Sarah Hashemi becomes senior video graphics editor. Sarah came to The Post in 2017 and has worked across Video to bring stories to life through design and animation. Before joining The Post, Sarah was an associate video producer at Politico.
Meg Kelly becomes senior visual forensics reporter. Meg joined The Post in 2017 as a video editor for Fact Checker, helping to expand that team’s focus to include misleading visuals. Before coming to The Post, Meg was visual producer at NPR.
JM Rieger becomes senior video editor. Since joining The Post in 2018, JM has covered three Supreme Court nominations, two impeachment trials and one presidential election. Before joining The Post, JM was a video producer at HuffPost and Roll Call.
Daron Taylor becomes senior video graphics editor. Before coming to The Post, Daron was a video producer at the AppleTree Institute for Education Innovation.