Alissa Rubin

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Kabul, Afghanistan

Alissa Johannsen Rubin is an American journalist who writes about war. She is of Jewish descent.[1] She is the bureau chief for The New York Times in Paris. In 2016 she received a Pulitzer Prize for her stories about women in Afghanistan. [2]

Work[change | change source]

Rubin worked for The Congressional Quarterly, The Wichita Eagle, and The American Lawyer magazine. [2]

In 1997, Rubin went to work at The Los Angeles Times, where she wrote about Iraq, Afghanistan and the Balkans.[2]

In 2007 she went to work for the The New York Times, where she wrote about Iraq and France. She worked in the Baghdad bureau as a journalist, and then she became chief. In 2009, she became chief of the bureau in Kabul, Afghanistan.[2]

Awards[change | change source]

  • 2016 Pulitzer Prize for international reporting [3]
  • 2016 Michael Kelly Award for reports on the treatment of women in Afghanistan [4]
  • 2015 John Chancellor Award [5]

References[change | change source]

  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 "Alissa Rubin, 2016 Pulitzer Winner, Reports From the Front Lines". The New York Times. 19 April 2016.
  3. "2016 Pulitzer Prizes: A.P. Wins Public Service Award; 'Hamilton' Is Honored". The New York Times. 19 April 2016.
  4. "News Room - The Michael Kelly Award".
  5. "John Chancellor Award - Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism".

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