Michael E. Miller


Foreign correspondent covering Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific.

Education: New York University, dual MA in journalism and Latin American studies; University of Chicago, BA in philosophy

Michael E. Miller is The Washington Post's first Sydney bureau chief. Before joining The Post in 2015, he covered South Florida and the Caribbean for the Miami New Times. He has reported from almost a dozen countries and won several national journalism prizes, including the National Press Foundation's Feddie Reporting Award and three Sigma Delta Chi awards for excellence from the Society of Professional Journalists.
Latest from Michael E. Miller

Underwater volcano in ‘Ring of Fire’ erupts off Vanuatu

Officials told islanders to stay away after a sub-marine volcano erupted off the South Pacific archipelago nation, sending smoke spiraling in the air.

February 1, 2023

Ardern’s covid policy was her ‘greatest legacy’ — but also her undoing

Jacinda Ardern was hailed internationally for leading New Zealand through covid, but the policies that saved lives also sparked divisions and poisonous misogyny.

January 20, 2023

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern resigns ahead of election

Jacinda Ardern, who won global acclaim for her handling of the coronavirus pandemic, will step down after her center-left Labour Party votes on a new leader.

January 19, 2023

Twitter hate speech up in large foreign markets after Musk takeover

More than 75 percent of the company’s 280 million daily users live outside North America. The cuts in Twitter's moderation efforts have hit them hardest.

January 14, 2023

They survived Russian occupation, then were hit by explosives left behind

Thousands of land mines strewn across Ukrainian territory pose a hazard to civilians. President Volodymyr Zelensky says they are more sinister than missiles.

December 13, 2022

Ukraine’s drone hunters scramble to destroy Russia’s Iranian-built fleet

Russia has retreated on the battlefield but continues to strike Ukraine with Iranian-made Shahed drones., so Ukraine's drone hunters patrol at night to shoot them down.

November 28, 2022

In Kherson city, sympathies for Russia complicate reintegration into Ukraine

Many residents of Kherson held an ambivalence toward the Russians, or even an affinity, and that means undoing eight months of Russian occupation will not be easy.

November 22, 2022

Ukraine live briefing: Triumphant Zelensky visits recaptured Kherson; CIA director meets with Russian counterpart

Ukraine says Russians wrecked key infrastructure in Kherson and left residents without water and power before withdrawing.

November 14, 2022

Witnesses recount detentions, torture, disappearances in occupied Kherson

Under Russian occupation, residents of Kherson were subjected to repression and abuse. After liberation, many residents do not know what happened to their loved ones.

November 14, 2022

Visiting liberated Kherson, Zelensky sees ‘beginning of the end of the war’

The Ukrainian president made a triumphant visit Monday to the liberated regional capital, highlighting the Kremlin's failure to achieve its annexation goals.

November 14, 2022