Kate Woodsome

Writer, Producer, Director

The Washington Post

Kate Woodsome is a writer, producer and director at Washington Post Opinions covering mental health and the need for collective care. She was part of The Washington Post team that won the 2022 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service for covering the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol. Underlying her work is an interest in the motives for, and impacts of, abuse of power, inequity and social division.

Participating Sessions

Uncovering Democracy in Peril: Voting Rights

In the runup to the US presidential election, the right to vote has become increasingly challenged, if not imperiled. Journalists and filmmakers stand on the front lines, charged with documenting this battle over democracy’s defining feature. This panel will discuss the how-tos of telling the physical and the invisible stories of a beleaguered democracy, the legal basics for covering elections, and safety measures for photographers, filmmakers, and journalists in the...