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Kevin Merida


Kevin is a senior vice president at ESPN and the editor in chief of "The Undefeated," the network's digital project about the intersection of sports and race. Until 2015 he was the managing editor at The Washington Post, where he has also worked as national editor, assistant managing editor, congressional reporter, Style section feature writer, political reporter and associate editor.  He was the coordinating editor for the 2006 Post series "Being a Black Man," is the co-author of "Supreme Discomfort: The Divided Soul of Clarence Thomas" (2007) and collaborated on "Obama: The Historic Campaign in Photographs" (2008).  Before joining the Post in 1993, Kevin was an editor and a reporter at The Dallas Morning News and a reporter at the Milwaukee Journal.  He has taught journalism courses at Marquette University and Boston University’s journalism program in Washington, D.C.