Manson moves to FT’s DC bureau
Katrina Manson is joining the Washington, D.C., bureau of the Financial Times as U.S. foreign policy and defense correspondent.
She will start May 1.
Manson is an award-winning journalist, previously the FT’s East Africa correspondent based in Nairobi. She has reported widely on politics, war and foreign affairs, including from Somalia, Afghanistan, Djibouti and DR Congo.
She was previously Reuters correspondent in DR Congo, Tanzania, Sierra Leone and Burkina Faso, editor of Africa investor magazine and has written for international newspapers and magazines from west and central Africa and from Afghanistan.
Manson is co-author of several guidebooks, including the Bradt Guides to Burkina Faso and Sierra Leone.
She is a prizewinning scholar from Balliol College, Oxford University, where she read modern history and politics.