Peter Parisi

Peter Parisi

Peter Parisi joined the copy desk of The Washington Times in March 1996. A political junkie and talk-radio addict, he is the copy desk's “go-to” guy for political questions.

During his 14 years at The Times, he has won headline-writing awards from the Virginia Press Association, the Maryland-Delaware-D.C. Press Association and the American Copy Editors Society. He is an 11-year member of ACES, and has attended 11 ACES national conferences since 2000 in cities across the country. He has served a two-year term on the ACES Executive Board and contributes articles to the ACES newsletter.

Before joining The Times' copy desk, Mr. Parisi had been a copy editor at the now-defunct Fairfax Journal, and before that at the Portsmouth (N.H.) Herald. He had a journalism internship with the National Journalism Center in Washington in 1985 in which one of his classmates was firebrand pundit-to-be Ann Coulter.

Believing that the newsroom, like the Army, marches on its stomach, he also keeps the staff plied with coffee and snacks.

Mr. Parisi is a graduate of the University of Southern Maine with degrees in business administration and political science. In his free time, he frequents coffee shops and karaoke bars.

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