Meena Venkataramanan

Washington, D.C.

General Assignment Intern

Education: Harvard University, BA in English; University of Cambridge, MPhil in English

Meena Venkataramanan is an intern on The Washington Post's General Assignment desk. She has previously reported for the Los Angeles Times, the Boston Globe, the Arizona Republic, the Texas Tribune and Politico.
Latest from Meena Venkataramanan

Yosemite wildfire doubles in size, threatens over 500 giant sequoias

Sequoias, the world’s largest trees, have been repeatedly imperiled in recent years as climate change increases the intensity of wildfires.

July 12, 2022

Three-star general who mocked Jill Biden is suspended

Lt. Gen. Gary Volesky, the Army's former head of communications, was suspended from his mentorship role after he appeared to mock first lady Jill Biden in a tweet.

July 9, 2022

Highland Park shooting suspect held without bond; past incidents raise questions

Robert E. Crimo III, 21, was driving around after the attack and contemplated using a rifle in his car to shoot more people at a celebration in Madison, police said.

July 6, 2022

Highland Park suspect initially charged with 7 counts of murder

Police are holding Robert E. Crimo III, 21, in connection with the attack and say that he blended in with the terrified crowd to escape after opening fire.

July 6, 2022

Debunking myths about vasectomies as their popularity increases post-Roe

Physicians spoke to The Washington Post about vasectomies as people rush to schedule them after last week's Supreme Court decision overturned Roe v. Wade.

July 1, 2022

Men rush to get vasectomies after Roe ruling

The push for vasectomies comes as some physicians and patients are facing confusion and fear in a post-Roe world.

June 29, 2022