Congressional reporter focusing on national security Education: Harvard University, AB cum laude in history; Fletcher School at Tufts University, MA in law and diplomacy
Karoun Demirjian covers national security policy on Capitol Hill, with a focus on defense, foreign policy, intelligence and matters concerning the judiciary. She was a correspondent based in The Washington Post's bureau in Moscow. Before that, she reported for the Las Vegas Sun as its Washington correspondent, the Associated Press in Jerusalem, the Chicago Tribune and Congressional Quarterly, and worked at NPR. Demirjian is also an on-air contributor to CNN.
Honors & Awards:
David Lynch Regional Reporting Award, Washington Press Club Foundation
Professional Affiliations: Standing Committee of Correspondents Foreign languages spoken: Russian, German, Armenian
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