News & Politics

If You Grew Up in Washington, You Knew These People

They're all local legends.

Chun and Jhoon Rhee

Dick Dyszel

Wes Unseld

Connie Morella

Deacon Maccubbin and Jim Bennett

The Women Anchors Who Changed Local TV

John Kent Cooke

The Developers Who Built Washington

Melissa Belote Ripley

Dr. Benjamin Aaron

The Joy Boys

Executive Editor

Sherri Dalphonse joined Washingtonian in 1986 as an editorial intern, and worked her way to the top of the masthead when she was named editor-in-chief in 2022. She oversees the magazine’s editorial staff, and guides the magazine’s stories and direction. She lives in DC.