David A. Nakamura has been a staff writer for the Washington Post since 1994, and he currently covers the administration of Washington, DC, mayor Adrian M. Fenty and city government. In 2005, David headed a team that won the $35,000 Selden Ring Award for Investigative Reporting for a series of stories about problems related to lead in the DC drinking water and the city’s failure to notify the public. In 2001, he spent a year in Hiroshima teaching English, and, in 2006, he participated in a two-week reporting fellowship through the Foreign Press Center Japan. David attended the University of Missouri, where he earned a BA in journalism. He will be spending his fellowship tenure at Keizai Koho Center.
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