Editor-in-Residence

Bill Elsen, primarily an editor during a 33 1/2-year career at The Washington Post, is editor-in-residence at the Midwinter National College Journalism Convention.

Sign up in the registration area to meet him and discuss internship and job possibilities, your portfolio and anything else on your mind.

At The Post, he spent 7 1/2 years as a director of recruiting and hiring for the newsroom. He also worked as a night and assignment editor on the national desk, a sports and metro copy editor, executive sports editor, metro staff writer, assistant foreign editor, night city editor and night news editor.

He is now an editor for the Maynard Institute for Journalism Education and Twice Media Productions, and is a board member of the Sigma Delta Chi Foundation of Washington, D.C. He continues to teach at journalism conventions and workshops, and has been a consultant in college newsrooms.