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Steven Erlanger

Steven Erlanger

Chief Diplomatic Correspondent, Europe, The New York Times

Steven Erlanger is the chief diplomatic correspondent, Europe of The New York Times. He was London bureau chief of The New York Times for four years, after fi ve years in Paris and four years in Jerusalem. He has served as bureau chief for Berlin, for central Europe and the Balkans. He was posted in Moscow (1991-1995), after Bangkok (1988 -1991). In New York, he was Culture Editor (2002-2004). Previously, he worked as The Boston Globe European correspondent, based in London, reporting from eastern Europe, Moscow, and revolutionary Iran. He shared the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting for a series on Russia and shared another for Explanatory Reporting for a series on Al Qaeda awarded in 2002. He also has won ASNE’s 2001 Jesse Laventhol for his work in the former Yugoslavia and the German Marshall Fund’s Peter Weitz Prize in 2000. In 2013, France made him a chevalier of the Légion d’Honneur.
Updated: August 31, 2021