Assignment editor on The Washington Post's foreign desk Education: New York University, BA in journalism, 2000
Tamer El-Ghobashy is an editor on The Washington Post’s foreign desk, having previously been the 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:
The Bob Considine Citation for Excellence, Overseas Press Club of America, 2018
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