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Ed O'Keefe

Ed O’Keefe is a congressional reporter with The Washington Post, having covered the 2008 and 2012 presidential and  congressional elections.

Previously, O’Keefe authored The Post’s Federal Eye blog, which tracks federal agencies, federal employees and government oversight issues. During the 2008 election season, he was one of The Post’s first reporters to travel the campaign trail as a video journalist, blogger and contributor to the newspaper.

O’Keefe joined The Post in 2005 as a washingtonpost.com home page producer, and briefly served as a producer and on-air contributor to Washington Post Radio. He is a frequent guest of radio and television programs on BBC, Fox News Channel, MSNBC, NPR, PBS and Sirius/XM.

O’Keefe holds a Bachelor of political science from American University.

A native of Albany, N.Y., his journalism career began at a young age when he would summarize the morning newspaper for his father over breakfast. As a teenager, he wrote and published a quarterly newsletter for his extended family, called “O’Keefe Etc.”

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Ifill talks media at the College of William and Mary

April 3, 2015
Gwen Ifill, co-anchor and co-managing editor of PBS NewsHour and the College of William and Mary’s 2015 Hunter B. Andrews Distinguished Fellow in American Politics, met with the College community March 30 and 31.

100 Lives & The Armenian Genocide: Gwen Ifill talks to George Clooney & Ruben Vardanyan

March 10, 2015
Gwen Ifill speaks to 100 LIVES founder Ruben Vardanyan and George Clooney at the launch of 100 Lives, a new global initiative around the events of the Armenian Genocide. 100 LIVES hopes to share stories of survivors and the impact on the present and future.

Ford Foundation NetGain Conference: The Internet, Philanthropy and Progress

February 11, 2015
In this panel discussion, foundation leaders Mitchell Baker of Mozilla, Chris Stone of Open Society Foundations, and Darren Walker of the Ford Foundation discuss how foundations can best ensure that technological progress is used a force for social good rather than one of surveillance and inequality.

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