Joshua J. McElwee is NCR's national correspondent, based in Washington, D.C. His reporting and feature writing have earned several awards  from the Catholic Press Association and have been featured in The Huffington Post, The Irish Catholic, and other outlets.
He was awarded third-place for the Religion Newswriters Association's prize for Magazine Religion News Report of the Year in 2013 , for which he was also a finalist in 2012 . He was also a finalist for that organization's 2013 award for Religion Feature Writer of the Year.
A graduate of The Catholic University of America, McElwee has reported for NCR from Kenya, Japan, Germany, Italy and the Vatican. His e-mail address is firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow him on Twitter: @joshjmac .