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Scott Wilson: 2014 Ann Devroy Memorial Forum Presenter

Scott Wilson is the White House bureau chief for The Washington Post.

Before becoming The Washington Post's White House bureau chief — the same position held by Devroy from 1989 until her death in 1997 — Wilson served as the paper's deputy assistant managing editor for foreign news; Jerusalem bureau chief; Middle East correspondent based in Amman, Jordan; and Andean bureau chief based in Bogotá, Colombia.

Wilson has received awards from the Overseas Press Club and the Inter American Press Association for his work abroad. He also won the Aldo Beckman Memorial Award from the White House Correspondents' Association and the Gerald R. Ford Prize for Distinguished Reporting on the Presidency for his coverage of the Obama administration. A native of Santa Barbara, Calif., Wilson began at The Post in 1997. He is a graduate of Amherst College and the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.

See his presentation