Mariana will guide Submit Politics Now through the afternoon and night several hours every single weekday, partnering with fellow co-anchor John Wagner, who will host the stay file beginning every single early morning. Collectively, under the route of Politics Breaking News Editor Donna Cassata, they are tasked with making Publish Politics Now a marquee factor of our political protection for the 2022 midterms, the 2024 presidential election and over and above.

Post Politics Now will deliver reside, up-to-the-minute investigation to guideline viewers by means of every day’s information cycle. It will showcase energetic visible capabilities this sort of as movies, pictures and graphics as perfectly as insights from reporters across the newsroom and alternatives for visitors to interact with Post journalists.

Mariana first joined The Submit in 2019 as a researcher for “The Each day 202,” our flagship politics e-newsletter. There, she wrote about U.S. federal government and experienced the chance to file assessment pieces from Mexico and El Salvador. She joined the Politics breaking information group previous drop as element of the newsroom’s Possibility Calendar year plan, and she’s invested the past handful of months covering a selection of political tales — from a widely study story on Ginni Thomas attending the Jan. 6 “Stop the Steal” rally to contributing thoroughly to the dwell weblog of Biden’s very first Point out of the Union handle, to parts on newsmakers in Washington and condition politics.

Mariana, who is Salvadoran Mexican, lives in Washington with her maltipoo, Dallas. In her spare time, she likes to run, cycle, practice French, and pay attention to Bad Bunny and Dua Lipa’s discography on repeat.

Mariana’s first working day in her new function was Monday. Please join us in congratulating her on her new assignment.