Foreign correspondent covering South Asia Education: Smith College, BA ; Columbia University, MA in International Affairs and MS in Journalism
Joanna Slater is the India bureau chief for The Washington Post. She is an an award-winning foreign correspondent whose career includes reporting assignments in the United States, Europe and Asia.
Prior to joining The Post, she worked at Canada's Globe & Mail and the Wall Street Journal. She was based in Asia for seven years, first in Hong Kong and then Mumbai. In 2014-5, she was posted in Berlin, where she covered Europe’s refugee crisis.
Slater began her career as a Luce Scholar at the Far Eastern Economic Review and was also a Knight-Bagehot Fellow at Columbia University.
Honors & Awards:
Journalist of the Year, Canadian National Newspaper Awards, 2015
Winner, International coverage, Canadian National Newspaper Awards, 2015
Young Journalist Award, Society of Publishers in Asia, 1998