Moscow Correspondent, The New Yorker
Bosch Fellow in Public Policy - Class of Fall 2018
Joshua Yaffa is a journalist based in New York and Moscow. He completed his bachelor’s degree at Georgetown University’s Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, and holds master’s degrees in journalism and international affairs from Columbia University, where he was a visiting scholar at the Harriman Institute and taught at the journalism school for several years. Yaffa has been the Moscow correspondent for the New Yorker since 2016. He was formerly a fellow at New America. He has written for the Economist, New York Times, National Geographic, Bloomberg Businessweek, New Republic, and Foreign Affairs, where he was also an associate editor. For his work in Russia, Yaffa received a grant from the Pulitzer Center for Crisis Reporting and was a finalist for the Livingston Award, the largest all-media general-reporting prize in American journalism.