Kevin Merida is a senior vice president at ESPN and editor in chief of The Undefeated, a digital platform that mines the intersections of race, sports and culture. He also oversees investigative and enterprise journalism at ESPN, including the TV shows Outside the Lines and E:60. Before joining ESPN in November 2015, Merida spent 22 years at The Washington Post as a congressional correspondent, national political reporter, long form feature writer, magazine columnist and senior editor. Merida is the co-author of "Supreme Discomfort: The Divided Soul of Clarence Thomas" and "Obama: The Historic Campaign in Photographs." He also is the editor of "Being a Black Man: At the Corner of Progress and Peril," an anthology based on an award-winning Washington Post series.