Alana Wise joined WAMU in September 2018 as the 2018-2020 Audion Reporting Fellow for . Selected as one of 10 recipients nationwide of the Audion Reporting Fellowship, Alana works in the WAMU newsroom as part of a national reporting project and is spending two years focusing on the impact of guns in the Washington region.
Prior to joining WAMU, Wise was a politics and later companies news reporter at Reuters, where she covered the 2016 presidential election and the U.S. airline industry. Ever the fan of cherry blossoms and unpredictable weather, Alana, an Atlanta native and Howard University graduate, can be found roaming the city admiring puppies and the national monuments, in that order.
President Trump has released a three-phase outline for states to reopen their economies in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
Former President Barack Obama, who had previously stayed out of the 2020 fray, endorsed his former vice president in a video released on Tuesday.
Ben Williamson and Alyssa Farah — both close to new chief of staff Mark Meadows — will play senior roles. Kayleigh McEnany, a campaign spokeswoman, will become the new press secretary.