Siobhán O’Grady


Siobhán O’Grady is the Chief Ukraine correspondent for The Washington Post, currently based in Kyiv. She has covered Russia’s war in Ukraine since the day it began, first from Kyiv during the siege of the capital and later from the east, south and west of the country. She previously served as Cairo Bureau Chief for The Post from 2021 to 2023, covering Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, Egypt and Yemen. Before Cairo, she worked as a staff writer for The Post in Washington, DC and reported for the paper on stints in Afghanistan, Lebanon and Cameroon. She previously freelanced across sub-Saharan Africa, reporting from Kenya, Uganda, Nigeria, Ghana, Togo, Senegal, South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo. She is a two-time IWMF Africa Great Lakes reporting fellow. She previously worked at Foreign Policy magazine.

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