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Steven Erlanger

Chief Diplomatic Correspondent, The New York Times

Steven Erlanger is a chief diplomatic correspondent for Europe at The New York Times. He was the London bureau chief at the publication for four years, after spending five years in Paris and four years in Jerusalem. He has served as a bureau chief for Berlin, Central Europe and the Balkans. He was posted in Moscow from 1991 to 1995, in Bangkok from 1988 to 1991 and then was a culture editor in New York from 2002 to 2004. Previously, he worked as The Boston Globe European correspondent, based in London, where he reported from Eastern Europe, Moscow and revolutionary Iran. He shared the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting for a series on Russia and another prize in 2002 for Explanatory Reporting for a series on Al Qaeda. He also won the American Society of Newspaper Editors’ 2001 Jesse Laventhol Prize 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 Legion of Honour.
Updated: March 31, 2022