About Tanya Ballard
BALLARD, TANYA is the editor for investigative and long-term projects at washingtonpost.com. She spends her days meeting with Washington Post reporters and editors brainstorming various ways to complement their print content, and creating and managing various teams formed to focus on specific multimedia projects. Some of the projects launched during her short tenure include "In Their Own Words," "Being a Black Man," "Remembering September 11: Five Years Later," and "A Living HIV Quilt." Ballard is a native of Charlotte, N.C., and a 1995 graduate of North Carolina A&T State University in Greensboro. Her journalism career began at the News & Record (Greensboro), where she spent nearly two years before moving on to The Tennessean (Nashville) in late 1997. A congressional fellowship with the American Political Science Association took her to Washington, D.C. in 1999 and at the program's end she became a reporter for GovExec.com/Government Executive magazine. In 2003, Ballard became managing editor of GovExec.com and she joined washingtonpost.com in October 2005. In her free time she enjoys reading graphic novels, taking acting and vocal classes, and traveling.
- Organization: Washington Post
- Was accepted for Mar 25-30 2007 Multimedia Training.
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Content on this site written by Tanya Ballard (includes contributory writing):
- Living Green
- Forget color scheme. The Green Apartment is about a new way of life. In a modern apartment near the University of California-Berkeley campus, four students share a residence filled with ...