Kimberley A. Martin began her career working in finance in New York City. Even when she started looking at a career in journalism, she never wanted to work for a newspaper.
Many twists and turns later, she now covers Washington and the NFL for the Washington Post.
Kimberley joins Brian to talk about her convoluted career path, how her study of psychology at Wesleyan University influences her reporting to this day, and how she went from New Jersey to New York to Buffalo and finally to the Post.
Kimberley talks about the balancing act between day-to-day news and longer form features that she must navigate as a beat reporter, what it’s like to jump onto the Washington beat in the middle of the season, and how Syracuse University helped shape her as a writer.
Near the end, she also casually drops in the fact that she knew Lin-Manuel Miranda in college.
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