Selam Gebrekidan, an enterprise reporter for Reuters in London, has been hired by the New York Times as an international reporter.
She studied at Columbia University, covered the oil industry in the U.S., and is a winner of the Daniel Pearl Prize for Investigative Reporting.
She will remain based in London.
At Reuters, Gebrekidan spent three years on the data enterprise team. She wrote stories for “The Migration Machine,” an investigative series on the millions of people and billions of dollars behind global migration. She also helped produce video, audio, and interactive graphics for the stories.
Gebrekidan also contributed data reporting and analysis to stories ranging from the disarray in Illinois’ state finances to deaths caused by antibiotic-resistant infections to the insularity of the U.S. Supreme Court.
She also collected, cleaned and analyzed data for Reuters’ first foray into calling U.S. elections