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The Washington Post’s foreign correspondents
The Post has 31 foreign correspondents in 23 locations around the world.
Louisa Loveluck is the Baghdad bureau chief. She was previously based in Beirut for the Post and worked as the Cairo correspondent for the Daily Telegraph.
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Sudarsan Raghavan is an Europe-based correspondent. He was previously The Post’s bureau chief in Africa and Afghanistan. He began his career as a foreign correspondent in Africa and covered the Iraq War as Baghdad bureau chief.
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Lily Kuo is the Beijing bureau chief, based in Asia. She previously served as the Beijing bureau chief for the Guardian. Before that, she reported for Quartz in Kenya, Hong Kong and New York.
Eva Dou is the Post's China business and economy correspondent, currently based in Seoul. She previously spent seven years reporting on politics and technology for the Wall Street Journal in Beijing and Taipei, Taiwan.
Gerry Shih is a China correspondent based in Asia. He previously reported for The Associated Press, Reuters and The New York Times.
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Liz Sly is the Beirut bureau chief. Her previous assignments in more than two decades as a foreign correspondent have included postings in Africa, China, Europe and South Asia.
Sarah Dadouch is a Beirut-based correspondent covering Syria and Lebanon for The Washington Post. Previously, she was a Reuters correspondent in Beirut, Riyadh and Istanbul. She grew up in Damascus, Syria.
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Loveday Morris is the Berlin bureau chief. She was previously based in Jerusalem, Beirut and Baghdad for The Post.
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Michael Birnbaum is the Brussels bureau chief. He previously served as the bureau chief in Moscow and Berlin and was an education reporter.
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Siobhán O'Grady is the Cairo bureau chief, covering North Africa and Yemen. She previously reported on foreign affairs for The Post, including from Afghanistan, Lebanon and Cameroon.
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Danielle Paquette is the Dakar bureau chief. She previously covered labor, gender and the economy for The Post.
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Hong Kong
Shibani Mahtani is the Southeast Asia bureau chief, covering countries that include the Philippines, Myanmar, Indonesia and Malaysia. She joined the Post's foreign desk in 2018 after seven years as a correspondent for the Wall Street Journal in Southeast Asia and later in Chicago, where she covered the Midwest.
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Susannah George is the Afghanistan and Pakistan bureau chief. She previously headed the Associated Press’s Baghdad bureau and covered national security and intelligence from the AP’s Washington bureau.
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Kareem Fahim is the Istanbul bureau chief. He previously spent 11 years at the New York Times covering the Arab world as a Cairo-based correspondent, among other assignments.
Erin Cunningham is an Istanbul-based correspondent. She previously covered conflicts in the Middle East and Afghanistan for the Christian Science Monitor, GlobalPost and the National.
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Steve Hendrix is the Jerusalem bureau chief. A 20-year veteran of the Post, he has written for just about every section of the paper: Travel, Style, the Magazine, National and, most recently, the Metro section’s Enterprise team.
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William Booth is the London bureau chief. He was previously bureau chief in Jerusalem, Mexico, Los Angeles and Miami.
Karla Adam is a London-based correspondent. Before joining The Post in 2006, she worked as a freelancer in London for the New York Times and People magazine.
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Mexico City
Kevin Sieff is the Mexico City bureau chief. He served previously as The Post’s bureau chief in Africa and Kabul, and has covered the U.S.-Mexico border.
Mary Beth Sheridan is a correspondent covering Mexico and Central America for The Washington Post. She came to The Post in 2001 after 11 years as a foreign correspondent for the Associated Press, Miami Herald and Los Angeles Times.
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Anthony Faiola is the South America/Caribbean bureau chief, based in Miami. Since joining The Post in 1994, he has also served as bureau chief in Berlin, London, Tokyo, Buenos Aires and New York, and covered global economics from Washington.
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Robyn Dixon is the Moscow bureau chief. Before joining The Post in 2019, she worked for the Los Angeles Times as bureau chief in Beijing. Her previous assignments include the conflicts in Afghanistan and Iraq and stories across sub-Saharan Africa. She is a winner of numerous awards.
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Isabelle Khurshudyan is a Moscow-based correspondent. She was previously a sports reporter covering the Washington Capitals, high school sports and local colleges for The Post.
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Max Bearak is the Africa bureau chief. He has reported from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India and Somalia for the Post, following stints in Delhi and Mumbai reporting for the New York Times.
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New Delhi
Joanna Slater is the India bureau chief for The Washington Post. Prior to joining the Post in 2018, she worked for Canada's Globe & Mail and the Wall Street Journal. She was previously posted in New York, Berlin, Mumbai and Hong Kong.
Niha Masih is a reporter based in New Delhi. Before joining The Post in 2019, she reported on politics, conflict and religious fundamentalism in India for Hindustan Times and New Delhi Television (NDTV).
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Rick Noack is a Paris-based correspondent covering France for The Washington Post. Previously, he was a foreign affairs reporter for The Post based in Berlin, where he covered international news.
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Rio de Janeiro
Terrence McCoy is the Brazil bureau chief. He joined The Washington Post in 2014, and has been a staff writer on the local, national and foreign desks.
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Chico Harlan is the Rome bureau chief. Previously, he was The Washington Post’s East Asia bureau chief, covering the natural and nuclear disasters in Japan and a leadership change in North Korea.
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Simon Denyer is the Tokyo bureau chief, focusing on Japan and the Koreas. He previously worked as The Post's bureau chief in Beijing and New Delhi; as a Reuters bureau chief in Washington, New Delhi and Islamabad; and a Reuters correspondent in Nairobi, New York and London.
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Amanda Coletta is a Toronto-based correspondent. She previously reported for The Economist and The Wall Street Journal.
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