Foreign Evening Editor
Education: American University of Paris, BA in international and comparative politics
Erin Cunningham is an editor on the Foreign desk, overseeing The Washington Post’s international news coverage during the evening hours in Washington. She joined The Post in 2014 as a foreign correspondent in Cairo and has reported on conflict and political turmoil across the Middle East and Afghanistan, including extensive time in conflict zones such as Gaza, Libya and Iraq. Cunningham moved to Istanbul in 2016, covering Turkey, Syria, and other regional hotspots with a primary focus on Iran.