Media Moves

NY Times names Rubin senior international correspondent

March 30, 2022

Posted by Mariam Ahmed

Alissa Johannsen Rubin

The New York Times has promoted Alissa Johannsen Rubin to senior international correspondent covering the Middle East, climate and climate change. She previously served as Baghdad bureau chief.

Rubin joined The Times in 2007 as a Baghdad correspondent. She has also served as Afghanistan bureau chief and Paris bureau chief. Prior to The Times, Rubin was co-bureau chief in Baghdad and Balkans bureau chief at the Los Angeles Times.

She joined the LA Times’ Washington bureau in 1997, covering a range of topics, including health care policy and financing. She has also reported for Congressional Quarterly Magazine and initially began her career at The American Lawyer.

She has also worked freelance for The New Republic, The Washington Monthly, The Washington Post Magazine, and The Washington Post’s Outlook section.

Rubin has won various awards, including a 2016 Pulitzer Prize for international reporting and the 2015 John Chancellor Award for journalistic achievement.

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