Sarah Cohen is a database editor for The Washington Post. She shared in the 2002 Pulitzer Prize for Investigative Reporting and other awards for work on child deaths in Washington, D.C. She was a member of the team that won the Selden Ring award in 2005 for exposing lead contamination in city drinking water. Cohen co-authored the 2006 series, "Harvesting Cash", which detailed waste in U.S. farm subsidy programs. The series was a nominated finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in Public Service in 2007. Prior to the Post, Cohen worked as a reporter in Florida, most recently at the St. Petersburg Times. She worked as an economist in Washington prior to her journalism career.