Terence Samuel is a journalist and writer with more than 25 years experience as a reporter and editor at some of the nation best newspapers, magazines and web journalism outlets. He is the deputy national political editor at the Washington Post and oversees the paper's White House and congressional coverage. He is the author of the 2010 book: “The Upper House: A Journey Behind the Closed Doors of the U.S. Senate,” and his work was among the featured selections in political anthology, “Best American Political Writing of 2009.”
He is a former managing editor at National Journal and has worked as a correspondent at the Philadelphia Inquirer, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch and U.S. News & World Report.
He was the editorial programming for news, sports and finance at AOL Black Voices and, in 2007, helped launch TheRoot.com, an online magazine of commentary and analysis aimed at an African-American audience.
He lives in Washington, D.C.