Editor & Publisher reports today that The Washington Post‘s Baghdad bureau chief Anthony Shadid is leaving the paper to join The New York Times‘ Baghdad staff in January.
Shadid, a two-time Pulitzer Prize winner, told E&P that both he and his wife Nada Bakri, also a Post staffer based his Baghdad, will be joining the Times early next year. He said they “are going to work in the Times‘ Baghdad bureau, then eventually move elsewhere in the Middle East.”
He added that this is his second time working for the Post in Baghdad, while Bakri joined the bureau in May.
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