Karin Brulliard

Washington, D.C.

National reporter covering the American West

Education: University of Oregon, BA in journalism and Spanish

Karin Brulliard is a Colorado-based national correspondent covering the Rocky Mountain region and other parts of the American West. She was previously a health and science reporter, and before that was The Post's deputy foreign editor. Brulliard joined The Post at its now-defunct Austin bureau in 2003 and later covered immigration from Washington, reported from Iraq, and served as bureau chief in South Africa, Pakistan and Israel.
Latest from Karin Brulliard

After red-state shootings, gun-control advocates see glimmers of change

Gun control advocates say they are seeing faint glimmers of fissures for more regulations in what has long been staunch Republican opposition.

May 14, 2023

Mass shootings scar this blue state. But it killed an assault weapons ban.

The Democratic majority in Colorado, the site of some of the nation's most infamous mass shootings, prioritized gun control. An assault weapons bill died swiftly.

May 5, 2023

Colorado is bringing back wolves. On this ranch, they’re already here.

Colorado is finalizing a 300-page plan to reintroduce wolves to the state, from which they were eradicated by the 1940s. The reintroduction effort is being closely watched nationwide.

April 28, 2023

Democratic states stockpile abortion pills as access rests in courts

The Supreme Court's Friday night stay has given Democratic states more time to craft opposition to conservative efforts to dramatically restrict abortion rights.

April 21, 2023

In Tennessee, second expelled Black Democratic lawmaker is reappointed

Reps. Justin Pearson, reinstated Wednesday, and Justin Jones, reinstated Monday, were expelled for leading a gun-control protest on the Tennessee House floor.

April 12, 2023

Louisville bank shooting leaves 5 dead, 8 wounded, including officer

A bank employee armed with a rifle and livestreaming the attack opened fire early Monday, police said.

April 10, 2023

At a Denver high school, another shooting leaves students shaken

At East High School, two male administrators were hospitalized after being shot by a student. Another student was shot and killed outside the school last month.

March 22, 2023

Ski patrollers struggle to afford mountain towns. Will unions help?

A high-altitude labor movement is burgeoning as ski resorts have consolidated and crowds have swelled, stressing working conditions for patrollers.

March 17, 2023

MSU shooter’s motive unknown; he had note threatening N.J. schools

Police identified the gunman as 43-year-old Anthony Dwayne McRae. In an interview, his father said McRae had been struggling since his mother died in 2020.

February 14, 2023

In blue New Mexico, antiabortion activists use small towns to push national ban

In New Mexico, cities and counties near the Texas border are aiming to erect an invisible wall against abortion providers and medications.

February 6, 2023