Chief Diplomatic Correspondent, Europe, The New York Times

Steven Erlanger became chief diplomatic correspondent, Europe, of The New York Times in September 2017, after four years as the newspaper’s London bureau chief. Before that, he was five years as bureau chief in Paris and four years as bureau chief in Jerusalem. He has served as Berlin bureau chief, bureau chief for Central Europe and the Balkans, based in Prague, and chief diplomatic correspondent, based in Washington, D.C. From 1991 to 1995, he was posted in Moscow, after being Bangkok bureau chief and Southeast Asia correspondent from 1988 to 1991. In New York, he was culture editor from 2002 to 2004.

Previously, Mr. Erlanger worked for The Boston Globe. He was European correspondent, based in London, from 1983 to 1987, and deputy national and foreign editor. He reported from Eastern Europe, Moscow and revolutionary Iran. He shared a Pulitzer Prize for international reporting for a series on Russia in 2017, and for explanatory reporting for a series on Al Qaeda in 2002.

Mr. Erlanger won ASNE's 2001 Jesse Laventhol Prize for deadline reporting for his work in the former Yugoslavia, and the German Marshall Fund's Peter Weitz Prize in 2000. He was awarded the 2005 Eliav-Sartawi Award for Middle East journalism, and the 2017 Karl-Klassen Journalist's Prize.

Steven Erlanger