Jack Pointer

Jack Pointer

Digital Editor

Jack Pointer is a writer and editor with a variety of news and publishing experience, including more than a decade at The Dallas Morning News and Chicago Tribune.

Although he has spent most of his career in newspapers, he is a longtime news radio junkie, and he is honored to be joining the WTOP newsroom.

When he’s off the clock, he cooks vegan, loses at Scrabble, walks his dog and does the laundry.

Jack is a graduate of the University of Missouri’s journalism school and Chicago’s famed Second City comedy theater.

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Women’s March brings thousands to Freedom Plaza

The third-annual Women’s March on Washington is set for Saturday morning near Freedom Plaza — regardless of whether the partial shutdown ends. The ongoing government impasse, however, has altered plans a bit, organizers announced Wednesday. Here’s what you need to know.

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