Katharine Weymouth is COO at ShineTogether, a start-up in the mental health space. Katharine served as Publisher and Chief Executive Officer of The Washington Post, the newspaper division of The Washington Post Company from 2008 to 2014. She was named to both positions in February 2008. Having joined The Post in 1996 as Assistant Counsel, Katharine worked for four years in the legal offices of the news organization at both the newspaper and at the website. In 2000, she moved to the business side of The Washington Post serving in a number of roles in the Advertising Department including Vice President of Advertising from 2005 until her appointment as Publisher in 2008.
Katharine earned a B.A. magna cum laude from Harvard College in 1988 and a JD from Stanford Law School in 1992. Following law school, she clerked on the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals for one year. She practiced law at Williams & Connolly in Washington, D.C., from 1993 to 1996. Katharine serves on the Board of Graham Holdings Company, Cable One, Xometry, and The Sequoia Mutual Fund. Weymouth is also a Trustee and former Board Chair for The Greater Washington Community Foundation. She is on the Advisory Board for Fiscal Note.