Toluse “Tolu” Olorunnipa is a journalist, writer and entrepreneur covering national politics for the Washington Post.
His writing has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg News, The Chicago Tribune, Businessweek Magazine, The Miami Herald, The Tampa Bay Times and other publications. As a White House correspondent covering the last three presidents, he has been featured on CNN, MSNBC, PBS, CBS News, NPR, Bloomberg, C-SPAN and other outlets.
He is the co-author of His Name is George Floyd: One Man’s Life and the Struggle for Racial Justice, to be published by Viking Penguin in May 2022. He has edited several books and also wrote The $15,000 Year, a personal finance guide for Millennials navigating the Great Recession.
Toluse studied sociology at Stanford University, has been an adjunct professor at Northwestern University and has spoken across the country on a wide variety of issues.
Name Pronouncer: Toe·Loo Ol·lor·oo·NEE·pah