American journalist. Brown, presently a staff writer at the
Washington Post, is known for covering a broad array of topics, from the problems caused by urban gentrification to the politics and events taking place in Washington, D.C. and Maryland. As the Post's Canada bureau chief, she traveled throughout the Arctic regions to report on indigenous peoples and the effects of climate change. Brown is the recipient of numerous awards for her investigative journalism. Her essay "First Person Singular: Sometimes It Is about You" is included in the anthology Telling True Stories: A Nonfiction Writers' Guide (2007). See also washingtonpost.com/people/deneen-l-brown.