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FT tech correspondent Murgia to join Washington Post

April 13, 2017

Posted by Chris Roush

Madhumita Murgia
Madhumita Murgia

Madhumita Murgia has been selected to join the national staff of The Washington Post this summer as a Stern Fellow.

She currently leads coverage of the biggest technology trends and innovations in Europe as a correspondent for the Financial Times.

Murgia was selected from a competitive pool of candidates and made an impression for her immersive studies and work in the fields of science and technology.  She graduated from the University of Oxford with a bachelor’s degree in biological sciences and a master’s in integrated immunology.

She also holds a master’s in journalism from the New York University, where she ran the student-run magazines Scienceline.org. Since then, Murgia has worked as an associate editor at Wired magazine and has headed technology coverage for the Telegraph.

The Stern Fellowship honors legendary Post editor Laurence Stern by bringing a British journalist of exceptional promise to the newsroom each summer. Some of Britain’s leading journalists have won the fellowship.

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