Conor Williams is the Post’s “Next Great Pundit”

In a landslide victory yesterday, Conor Williams (GOV ’11) was named the Washington Post‘s “Next Great Pundit.” Williams’s win marks the end of a month-long gauntlet of rounds, which included blog posts, traditional op-eds, and a roundtable debate. Now, he will receive a three-month writing contract with the Post. As a pundit, Williams hopes to […]

Will Conor Williams be WaPo’s Next Great Pundit?

Tuesday update: Voting will remain open until noon today. Go vote! Original post: Conor Williams (GOV ’11), the PhD candidate who we’ve followed through Washington Post‘s “Next Great Pundit” contest, is one step away from winning the whole thing. After an initial round, a blogging round, and a video roundtable, readers voted Williams as one […]

Grad student moves onto next round in WaPo’s “Next Great Pundit”

Conor Williams (GOV ’11), one of a handful of Georgetown students who competed in the Washington Post‘s “Next Great Pundit” contest, has moved onto the next round of voting. In a series of blog posts, Williams covers a range of topics, including progressivism, conservation, pluralism, and the hot button issue of child marriages. (He even […]

Students compete to be WaPo’s “Next Great Pundit”

At least two Georgetown students are competing to become “America’s Next Great Pundit” over at the Washington Post. The contest, which awards a three-month stint with the Post to the winner, received approximately 1,400 entries earlier this year. Out of those 1,400, 50 were selected by Post staff for the vote. PhD candidate Conor Williams […]