Cathy Trost

Cathy Trost

Cathy Trost

Senior vice president, exhibits and programs

Cathy Trost is senior vice president of exhibits and programs. She is a veteran reporter and editor who covered labor, politics and family policy in The Wall Street Journal‘s Washington bureau for nearly a decade before becoming the founding director of a national journalism center. Trost has been involved with content development for the Newseum since 2001. She also co-authored two Newseum-produced books, “President Kennedy Has Been Shot! Experience the Moment-to-Moment Account of the Four Days that Changed America,” and “Running Toward Danger: Stories Behind the Breaking News of 9/11.”