Laura King

Writer

Laura King has been a Washington, D.C.-based global affairs correspondent since 2016. She was most recently the Los Angeles Times bureau chief in Cairo, and served previously as bureau chief in Kabul and Jerusalem. Before joining The Times, she was a correspondent for the Associated Press in Washington, Tokyo, Jerusalem and London, covering conflicts in the Balkans and the Mideast. King is a graduate of UC Davis and holds a master’s degree in journalism from the University of Oregon. She was a 1997 Nieman Fellow at Harvard and a fellow at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism at Oxford University in 2013. In 2016, King was a co-recipient of an Overseas Press Club award for coverage of the Syrian refugee crisis.

Recent Articles

  • 'What if women...?' Thousands prepare to answer with a march on Washington

    'What if women...?' Thousands prepare to answer with a march on Washington

    At the age of 74, Sue Fernandez has lived through the civil rights movement, the Vietnam War and the invasion of Iraq without joining a single protest. She was busy raising three sons and working full time as a pharmaceutical researcher. She took some pride in staying out of politics. That was...

  • Obama retaliates against Russia over election meddling

    Obama retaliates against Russia over election meddling

    Obama retaliates against Russia over election meddling Jan. 12, 2017, 7:54 a.m. This is our look at President-elect Donald Trump's transition and the outgoing Obama administration: Sanctions against Russia are part of sweeping punishments announced by Obama administration Trump claims credit for...

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