Alissa Johannsen Rubin is an American journalist who writes about war. She is of Jewish descent. 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. 
Work[change | change source]
Rubin worked for The Congressional Quarterly, The Wichita Eagle, and The American Lawyer magazine. 
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.
Awards[change | change source]
- 2016 Pulitzer Prize for international reporting 
- 2016 Michael Kelly Award for reports on the treatment of women in Afghanistan 
- 2015 John Chancellor Award 
References[change | change source]
- "Alissa Rubin, 2016 Pulitzer Winner, Reports From the Front Lines". The New York Times. 19 April 2016.
- "2016 Pulitzer Prizes: A.P. Wins Public Service Award; 'Hamilton' Is Honored". The New York Times. 19 April 2016.
- "News Room - The Michael Kelly Award".
- "John Chancellor Award - Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism".
Other websites[change | change source]
- "Flawed Justice after a mob killed an Afghan woman", by Alissa J. Rubin. This story about the death of Farkhunda Malikzada won her the Pulitzer Prize.
- Alissa J. Rubin on Twitter