Andrea Salcedo

Washington, D.C.

General Assignment Reporter

Education: Columbia College Chicago, BA in Journalism; Columbia University, MS in Investigative Journalism

Andrea Salcedo is a general assignment reporter for The Washington Post. She was previously an overnight reporter on The Post's Morning Mix team. Before joining The Post in 2020, she covered breaking news and features for the New York Times metro desk.
Latest from Andrea Salcedo

Tornadoes touch down near Chicago’s O’Hare airport, outside city

Tornadoes were also spotted in towns outside Chicago before the National Weather Service alerts passed Wednesday evening.

July 12, 2023

Will found in Aretha Franklin’s couch is valid, jury says

It was first believed that the Queen of Soul did not leave a will for her estimated $80 million estate.

July 11, 2023

Manson Family member Leslie Van Houten released on parole

Fifty-two years after Leslie Van Houten was convicted, she has been freed from a correctional facility in Corona, Calif.

July 11, 2023

A not-so-brief history of the Colosseum for confused vandals

The graffiti of ancient Roman spectators has been found during restorations of the Colosseum, but they were hardly the last defacers of this ancient marvel.

July 8, 2023

Ukraine live briefing: Zelensky uses Snake Island to mark 500 days of war; nations oppose Biden’s cluster munitions shipment

Zelensky laid flowers at Snake Island, a small speck of land that to many Ukrainians has come to symbolize their resistance against Russia’s invasion.

July 8, 2023

Possible human remains recovered from Titan wreckage, Coast Guard says

U.S. medical professionals will analyze the remains as the U.S. Coast Guard begins a high-level investigation into the cause of the Titan’s implosion.

June 28, 2023

    Ramzan Kadyrov offered troops to stop Wagner. Here’s what to know about him.

    Ramzan Kadyrov, Chechnya’s leader, remained steadfastly loyal to Vladimir Putin as tensions with Wagner heated up Saturday.

    June 24, 2023

    Who were the five passengers inside the missing Titan submersible?

    The five passengers aboard a submersible that disappeared on a quest to see the Titanic have died, a Coast Guard official said on June 22. Here's who they were and what we know.

    June 23, 2023

    Titanic submersible imploded, killing all aboard, Coast Guard says

    An OceanGate spokesman said the five passengers “have sadly been lost.”

    June 22, 2023

    Missing submersible near Titanic wreck has dwindling oxygen, official warns

    “The search efforts have not yielded any results,” said the Coast Guard’s response coordinator for the search of the deep-sea submersible.

    June 20, 2023