About Meg Smith
SMITH, MEG is a Washington Post researcher who specializes in using electronic records to enhance local news. She uses social networking many times each day to link crime suspects to local gangs, glean biographical details about story subjects and contact friends and associates of people in the news as soon as a story breaks. She was the lead researcher for the Post’s year-long “Being a Black Man” series in 2006 and the coverage of the massacre at Virginia Tech in April 2007. Smith graduated from the University of Maryland College Park with degrees in journalism and library science and has been at the Post since 2000.
- Occupation: Researcher
- Organization: The Washington Post
- Location: Washington, DC
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