Joe Snell

Washington, D.C.

Foreign video editor focusing on the Middle East, the Americas and West Europe

Education: Northwestern University, MS in Journalism ; University of Southern California, BA in Cinematic Arts

Joe Snell is a foreign video editor covering the Middle East, the Americas and West Europe for The Washington Post. He joined The Post in 2023. Before that, he covered the Middle East and North Africa for Al-Monitor and reported on the global Assyrian community for the Assyrian Journal.
Latest from Joe Snell

    A Post photojournalist returns home to Iraq after 25 years

    Photojournalist Salwan Georges returned to Iraq for the first time since he left in 1998 to document how his homeland has changed.

    March 27, 2023

      How a Post journalist reported the story of Iraq’s burn pits

      Baghdad bureau chief Louisa Loveluck spent three weeks talking to Iraqis about the lasting health effects of burn pits left over from the U.S. military.

      March 24, 2023

        What’s going on with the strikes in France?

        Workers in France are on strike against President Emmanuel Macron’s efforts to raise the retirement age from 62 to 64.

        March 23, 2023

        Earthquake-battered parts of Turkey hit by severe flooding

        Piles of debris, cars, and in some cases, people, were carried away by fast-racing floodwater, after heavy rains last week.

        March 20, 2023

          Israel's new government and settlement expansion, explained

          Despite strong international opposition, Israeli settlement construction has progressed in recent months, increasing violence in the already volatile West Bank.

          March 20, 2023

            Post photojournalist reflects on Syria earthquake recovery

            One month after a pair of earthquakes struck Turkey and Syria, Post photojournalist Salwan Georges looks back on his images from Syria's northwest.

            March 9, 2023

              Rubble from Turkey earthquakes poses health risks

              The debris created by a pair of earthquakes on Feb. 6 in Turkey, the most from any natural disaster in history, threatens the region's fresh water supplies.

              March 2, 2023

                Dispatch: A 'zombie fire' burns underground in France

                Last summer's wildfire in France is still smoldering underground. Scientists warn that with climate change, the concept of a fire season may lose its meaning.

                March 1, 2023

                  Dispatch: Nigerians vote in tight presidential election

                  Nigerians headed to the polls on Feb. 25 in the country's most closely contested presidential race in recent history.

                  February 26, 2023

                    Dispatch: Ukrainian soldiers train on new tanks in Germany

                    Ukrainian soldiers trained on new German tanks on Feb. 20 as part of an intensive five-week training program.

                    February 21, 2023