Kytja Weir joined the Center in 2013, where she is project manager and reporter for the Consider the Source state politics team. For four years before joining the Center, she was a local news reporter for The Washington Examiner. Her work there investigating safety and management problems in the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority earned honors from the D.C. Society of Professional Journalists and the Maryland/Delaware/D.C. Press Association. She previously wrote for The Charlotte Observer and The Boston Globe. Weir received a bachelor’s degree from Dartmouth College and earned a master’s degree from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism.