Reporter on the breaking political news team
Education: Northwestern University, BS in Journalism; Northwestern University, MS in Journalism
Mariana Alfaro is a co-anchor for Post Politics Now, The Washington Post's live breaking political news feed. She joined The Post in 2019 as a researcher for the Daily 202, the newspaper's flagship politics newsletter. Before that, Mariana worked as an intern for the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Insider and The Texas Tribune. A native of San Salvador, Mariana graduated from Northwestern University's Medill School.