Ian Shapira is a staff writer at the Washington Post, where he specializes in articles about the CIA and the agency’s impact on family life. In 2007, he was a member of the Post team that covered the Virginia Tech massacre and that won a Pulitzer Prize for breaking news a year later. He grew up in Louisville, Ky., graduated from Princeton with an English degree, and recently earned a graduate degree in interactive journalism from American University. He lives in Washington, D.C. with his wife Caroline Shapira. In their free time, they love scuba diving, watching spy movies, and watching college basketball.
Ian will be appearing at the Festival in an onstage conversation with spy-novelist Chris Pavone.