General Assignment reporter Education: M.A. in Journalism and Public Affairs, American University; B.A. in American Studies, University of Notre Dame Marisa Iati is a reporter for the General Assignment News Desk at The Washington Post. She previously worked at the Star-Ledger and NJ.com in New Jersey, where she covered municipal mayhem, community issues, education and crime. She also covered white-collar crime at Global Investigations Review while living in Washington and cataloging the District’s best coffee shops in her spare time. Honors & Awards:
New Jersey Press Association, Best Use of Social Media, April 2017
Foreign languages spoken: Spanish (Conversational)
The process of reopening the U.S. economy will enter a new phase as Memorial Day weekend approaches. By Wednesday, all 50 states will have begun lifting restrictions put in place to combat the coronavirus outbreak.
Optimism is high among laid-off workers that they can return to their jobs, according to a Washington Post-Ipsos poll, but economists warn that more than 40 percent of job losses could become permanent.