Amy Argetsinger is an editor for The Washington Post’s acclaimed Style section, where she has overseen coverage of media, popular culture, politics and society. A staff writer since 1995, she covered local communities, higher education and the West Coast before authoring the paper’s signature Reliable Source column for eight years. She lives in Washington, D.C., with her husband and daughter. Her first book is There She Was, which explores the history and subculture of the Miss America pageant.