Baghdad bureau chief focusing on Iraq's politics, security and the fight against the Islamic State Education: New York University, BA in journalism, 2000
Tamer El-Ghobashy is The Washington Post’s Baghdad bureau chief. Before joining The Post in 2017, he covered the Middle East for the Wall Street Journal, focusing on North Africa and Iraq. Tamer was previously a local and national reporter based in New York for the Wall Street Journal, NBC News and the New York Daily News.
Honors & Awards:
Griot Award, New York Association of Black Journalists, 2006
Professional Affiliations: Arab and Middle Eastern Journalists Association Foreign languages spoken: Arabic, working knowledge of French