Maryam Saleh

Story Editor @MaryamSaleh

Maryam Saleh is a story editor at The Intercept's Washington, D.C., bureau. She works on The Intercept’s politics team, editing stories about Congress, elections, and policy debates within the Democratic Party. She is also a reporter whose work focuses primarily on U.S. immigration policy and its intersection with politics. She has reported from Florida, Georgia, and Illinois on the changing shape of immigration enforcement under President Donald Trump. Maryam also sometimes writes about the Middle East; last year, she reported from Turkey on the ways in which Syrian refugee women have adapted to the changes to their lives wrought by displacement and war. Maryam studied law before attending graduate school at Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism. She joined The Intercept as a politics reporting fellow in July 2017 and has been working as an editor-reporter since September of that year.