By Zacharia Washington

Reporter, Cedar Park and Leander

Zacharia joined Community Impact Newspaper in January 2022 after a year spent working on a community engagement project at the Texas Observer. She covers education, business, transportation, development and local government for the Leander, Cedar Park communities and Leander ISD. Prior to CI, Zacharia graduated from Huston-Tillotson University, where she received her Bachelor of Arts degree in communication with a concentration in journalism. Zacharia has a passion for journalism, service and the community, and she's honored to work at a place with the same values as her own.