William Booth

William Booth is bureau chief for Jerusalem. His recent work has focused on the violence and instability created by drug trafficking and the fight against it. Booth served as bureau chief in Mexico, Miami and Los Angeles, and as pop culture correspondent for the Style section, trying to make sense of Paris Hilton. He has covered armed conflict in Libya, Iraq, Haiti, and the Balkans. Before coming to the Post, Booth wrote for Science magazine. He was awarded a Vannevar Bush Fellowship at MIT and graduated from the University of Texas in Austin. He was on the Post’s Pulitzer-finalist team that covered the Fort Hood shootings.