Frances Stead Sellers
Associate Director
The Washington Post

Frances Stead Sellers is an associate editor of The Washington Post. She has worked as a senior writer on the National Desk and as a frequent moderator for Washington Post Live. She was formerly a senior editor who ran several sections of The Post including Style and Health and Science.

Honors and Awards: Visiting Fellow, Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford University, 2017; Visiting Fellow, Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, 2017; Press Fellow, UN Foundation, 2015; Press Fellow, Wolfson College, Cambridge University, 2006; Alicia Patterson Foundation Fellow, 2003; British Thouron Scholar; Journalist in Residence, Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, 2024.

Frances Stead Sellers