Associate editor and senior national security correspondent Education: University of Florida, BS in journalism, 1971
Karen DeYoung is associate editor and senior national security correspondent for The Washington Post. In more than three decades at the paper, she has served as bureau chief in Latin America and London and as correspondent covering the White House, U.S. foreign policy and the intelligence community. She has been assistant managing editor for national news, national editor and foreign editor. She has won numerous awards for national and international reporting and is the author of “Soldier,” a biography of Colin Powell.
Honors & Awards:
Sigma Delta Chi Awards for Foreign Correspondence and Investigative Reporting
Maria Moors Cabot Prize for Latin America Reporting
Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting
Inter-American Press Association award
Weintal Prize for Diplomatic Reporting
Overseas Press Club Considine Award for International Affairs reporting
Foreign languages spoken: Spanish Books by Karen DeYoung:
The president told diplomats from more than 70 countries that the militants remain a threat, while Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the United States will continue to lead even after its troops withdraw from Syria.