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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Jon Batiste looks back on his state dinner gig at the White House

The Grammy-winning musician breaks down his setlist and talks about the importance of having his wife with him for the big performance.

December 5, 2022

At state dinner, Biden and Macron stand ‘shoulder to shoulder’

The French and U.S. presidents clinked crystal to cap a two-day whirl of bonhomie, spiced with slight disagreement.

December 1, 2022

Jon Batiste to headline Biden’s first state dinner, serenade Macron

The Grammy-winning musician and former bandleader on "The Late Show With Stephen Colbert" gets another high point in a year full of them.

November 28, 2022

Jill Biden’s holiday decorations strike a homier note than Melania Trump’s

Homespun touches, including students' self-portraits, handwritten recipe cards and yes, the Bidens' pets, play a starring role in this year's decorations.

November 28, 2022

Elton John says ‘Farewell Yellow Brick Road’ — and Fifth Avenue

He finished off his farewell North American tour with a massive show in Los Angeles that was live streamed on Disney Plus. But he had one more stop to make.

November 23, 2022

Eager for more details about Naomi Biden’s wedding? Work your sources.

Privacy and security prevailed on Saturday for Naomi Biden and Peter Neal's big day at the White House. Here’s what we found out anyway.

November 20, 2022

Naomi Biden, president’s granddaughter, is married at the White House

President Biden's oldest granddaughter Naomi Biden wed Peter Neal on the South Lawn on a chilly, blue-sky Saturday morning ceremony.

November 19, 2022

What to know about Naomi Biden’s White House wedding

President Biden’s granddaughter Naomi Biden is getting married to Peter Neal at the White House on Nov. 17.

November 18, 2022

Jill Biden’s last, relentless push to boost vulnerable Democrats

The first lady has gone to key races in eight states ahead of the midterm elections.

November 7, 2022

An Orange County House race has become an Asian American culture clash

The Orange County House race between Democrat Jay Chen and Republican Michelle Steel reveals the nuances of Asian American identities.

November 7, 2022