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Justin Jouvenal assumes new role in Local at Washington Post

Justin Jouvenal

Justin Jouvenal has assumed a new role on the The Washington Post’s Local staff, in which he will contribute to breaking news across the region and write quick-turn deeper dives off the news as well as longer-term enterprise stories.

So far in his new role, Jouvenal has brought to light Fairfax County police’s destruction of rape kits in unsolved crimes, chronicled the short and rocky tenure of a Black female police chief hired in Charlottesville after the 2017 Unite the Right rally, told the story of a woman who dated an alleged serial killer, and exposed the wild world of bourbon  scams. He, along with Hannah Natanson, just won the Publisher’s Award for their work on the 6-year-old in Virginia who shot his teacher.

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