Pentagon, Capitol Hill, foreign affairs
Education: Harvard University, AB cum laude in history; Fletcher School at Tufts University, MA in law and diplomacy
Karoun Demirjian is a Pentagon correspondent, covering the military and related policy. Until recently, she was a national security reporter based on Capitol Hill, where she covered defense, foreign policy, intelligence and matters concerning the Justice Department. She started with The Post as a correspondent based in the Moscow, Russia bureau. 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 was previously an on-air contributor to CNN.