From the Post’s announcement:
We are pleased to announce that Daniela Deane will be moving from the Continuous News desk to Old Town, where she will cover crime and justice issues and write general-interest enterprise stories about Arlington and Alexandria.
In eight years on the Post staff, first in Real Estate and now on the CND, Daniela has proven herself adept at writing features and news. Her 2004 story about the transformation of Rhode Island Avenue was voted the country’s best real estate story by the National Association of Real Estate Editors. In two years at Continuous News, Daniela blogged from Italy about Olympic preparations and covered everything from Hurricane Katrina to the Sully police station shootings to local snowstorms.
Before coming to The Post, Daniela was a reporter at USA Today covering international news. She spent most of her career in Europe and Asia, working as a correspondent and editor for UPI and Reuters, and as a stringer for The Post and Newsweek. She covered such diverse events as five coup attempts in the Philippines, Milan fashion shows and the shooting of Pope John Paul II.
Daniela fills the position left open by the departure of Jamie Stockwell, who is returning to her native Texas as an editor for the San Antonio Express-News. Daniela grew up in Arlington, lives there now, and is, in her words, “totally psyched” to cover the area. She starts her new assignment in early March.