Jada Yuan

Washington, D.C. and New York City

Feature reporter covering national politics

Education: Yale University, BA in history

Jada Yuan is a writer for The Washington Post's Style section with a focus on national politics. She spent 2018 circumnavigating the globe as the inaugural 52 Places Traveler for the New York Times, reporting on every destination in the paper's annual "52 Places to Go" list during a single year. That meant writing weekly columns while shooting her own photographs and video, and soaking up this incredible chance to meet kind people across six continents. Before that, she spent over a decade as a contributing editor and culture feature writer for New York Magazine and its websites. While there,
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Emmys 2024 live updates: ‘The Bear,’ ‘Beef,’ ‘Succession’ are the big winners

The 75th Primetime Emmy Awards are here, after the Hollywood strikes delayed the show from its typical September spot. Get live updates, highlights, winners and more.

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Willem Dafoe thinks you’re ‘missing the point’ about sex in ‘Poor Things’

Willem Dafoe on the “Poor Things” role that will probably garner him his fifth Oscar nomination, “Beetlejuice 2” and Martin Scorsese’s new Jesus movie.

January 13, 2024

The best moments from the Golden Globes 2024

The Golden Globes, held Sunday night at the Beverly Hilton, marked the first major awards show since the end of the Hollywood strikes, and A-listers showed up in droves.

January 8, 2024

Golden Globes 2024 recap: ‘Oppenheimer,’ ‘Succession’ dominate the night

“Poor Things,” “The Bear,” “Beef,” Paul Giamatti, Lily Gladstone, Billie Eilish and “Barbie” also won top honors at the Golden Globe Awards.

January 7, 2024

How Michael Mann filmed the incredible racing scenes in ‘Ferrari’

Michael Mann built “Ferrari” with real cars, incredible speeds, months of meticulous planning and a real racecar driver in actor Patrick Dempsey.

December 29, 2023

Cord Jefferson’s rise from Gawker blogger to Oscar contender

“American Fiction” director Cord Jefferson, a former Gawker writer, on his satire of Black portrayals in the media that is now a predicted best picture nominee.

December 12, 2023

Oscar race speeds up, now that striking actors are freed up

Now that the Screen Actors Guild strike is over, the self-promotion part of getting nominated for an Academy Award has kicked in. Here’s how it’s looking.

November 28, 2023

‘Dream Scenario’ is the perfect Nicolas Cage movie, says Nicolas Cage

Actor Nicolas Cage talks about his movie “Dream Scenario,” and channeling his personal feelings of being memed into this parable of internet cancel culture.

November 22, 2023

Jacob Elordi and Cailee Spaeny say ‘Priscilla’ is about true love

“Priscilla” stars Jacob Elordi and Cailee Spaeny on bringing Elvis and Priscilla Presley’s wild romance to the screen in Sofia Coppola’s new movie, out Nov. 3.

November 3, 2023