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Lois Romano

Adjunct Professorial Lecturer School of Communication

Lois Romano is an adjunct professor of Journalism. She has been a reporter for the Washington Post for twenty-five years during which time she has covered seven presidential races, was a daily columnist, and served as regional correspondent based in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Today, she is a national political reporter covering the 2008 presidential race.

Romano started her Post career in the paper’s acclaimed Style section, writing in-depth political profiles on prominent political figures such as Jesse Jackson, Gary Hart and John McCain. In 2004, Romano was part of the Post’s political team assigned to cover and travel with Sen. John Kerry during the presidential campaign. In 2000, she co-wrote a seven-part biographical series on George W. Bush.

As a regional correspondent, she covered national issues including race relations, the fall of Enron, the death penalty, and both Oklahoma City bombing trials in Denver. In addition, Romano covered congressional gubernatorial races.

She has also written for national magazines including Playboy, Good Housekeeping and Redbook, and has been a regular guest and commentator on network and cable television.


MA in International Affairs from George Washington University, BA Emmanuel College

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