Frank Perley is senior editor for opinion. Joining the newspaper at its inception in 1982, he served as a reporter covering Fairfax County, Va., and Prince George’s County, Md., and as an assistant editor for the national news desk. For the past 18 years, he served on the staff for opinion, where he has written articles, editorials and book reviews. He has received awards from the Maryland-Delaware-D.C. Press Association.
Mr. Perley has a bachelor of arts degree in English from Ithaca College and a master of arts degree in religious studies from the Unification Theological Seminary. He and his wife, Marianne, live with their three sons in Northern Virginia.