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Eugene Scott        

The Washington Post National Political Reporter; Podcast Host

Eugene Scott is a national political reporter on The Post's breaking news team. He previously wrote about identity politics for The Fix. Scott also hosted "The Next Four Years" podcast available exclusively on Amazon Music. Scott was recently a fellow at the Georgetown University Institute of Politics. And prior to joining the Post, Scott was a Washington correspondent at CNN Politics.

Scott’s political journalism career began more than two decades ago when the D.C. native and former Congressional intern participated in a scholarship program founded by former Post publisher Don Graham. Shortly after, he began reporting on politics and policy for BET News’ “Teen Summit.” He earned a B.A. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and is a mentor with the university’s Media and Journalism Alumni Association. Scott is also a member of the National Association of Black Journalists, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. and is active with Harvard’s Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy.

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