Marcia Davis is the news editor for The Marshall Project. She is responsible for helping to develop stories for the nonprofit, nonpartisan news organization. The Marshall Project seeks to sustain a sense of urgency about the U.S. criminal justice system. Before recently joining the staff, she spent more than 20 years at The Washington Post. Her jobs included working for metro, features and the national desk. Her last job was as an editor on The Washington Post Magazine. She is especially proud to have edited the magazine’s 2016 commemorative issue on the National Museum of African American History and Culture. Born in St. Louis, she also helped lead The Washington Post coverage of the fatal shooting of Michael Brown, the 18-year-old teenager killed by police. She also worked for Emerge magazine and the Minneapolis Star Tribune.