Investigative reporter Education: Georgetown University, B.A. in English Aaron Davis is an investigative reporter who joined The Washington Post as a staff writer in 2008. He has covered local, state and federal government, as well as the aviation industry and law enforcement. Davis shared in winning the Pulitzer Prize for Investigative Reporting in 2018. He was a member of a reporting team credited with changing the course of a Senate race in Alabama by revealing candidate Roy Moore's alleged past sexual harassment of teenage girls and subsequent efforts to undermine the Post's journalism that exposed it. Previously, Davis was a member of a Post team that was Pulitzer finalist for coverage of the 2013 mass shooting at the Navy Yard. He has also been a finalist for the Scripps Howard Award for investigative reporting and winner of the California Newspaper Publishers Association award for Public Service. Before joining The Post, Davis reported for the Associated Press, the San Jose Mercury News, Florida Today and USA Today. He is a 1999 graduate of Georgetown University. Honors & Awards:
Pulitzer Prize for Investigative Reporting, 2018, for coverage of Alabama Senate race
Toner Prize for Excellence in Political Reporting, 2018, for coverage of Alabama Senate race
Finalist - Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News, 2014, for coverage of Navy Yard shooting
Finalist - Livingston Award for International Reporting, 2004, for coverage of outsourcing of high-tech jobs
On Jan. 22, weeks before the crisis sent the government scrambling for masks, Texas manufacturer Prestige Ameritech offered to restart four mothballed production lines. Federal officials did not take the company up on it.
Robert Kadlec’s office at HHS made a deal to buy up to $2.8 billion of smallpox vaccine from a company that once paid him as a consultant, a connection he did not disclose on a Senate questionnaire when he was nominated.
In the crucial days after the D.C.-area event in late February, public health officials decided to monitor only an infected man’s family members, leaving conference organizers to take it upon themselves to identify and notify close to 100 attendees — including members of Congress — with whom he had particularly close contact.