Cassandra Vinograd

freelance journalist

Cassandra Vinograd is an award-winning foreign correspondent, editor and photojournalist with more than a decade's experience at the world's leading news organizations.

She started her career with the Associated Press in West Africa. As an editor with The Wall Street Journal in Brussels and then London, she ran the daytime digital news desk and covered a few coups in her spare time. After a transition to the AP's London bureau, Vinograd focused on foreign affairs, politics and defense -- plus all things royal wedding. She rounded out her time at AP with a stint overseeing the Kabul bureau, then moved to NBC News as a senior writer and editor for digital, specializing in terrorism and foreign policy.

In 2014, she was part of the NBC team which won a Peabody Award for ISIS coverage. She’s been nominated for two Emmy awards and in 2016 won an award from the Society of Professional Journalists for coverage of the Brussels terror attack.

Since going freelance in 2016, her work has appeared in and on The Washington Post, Newsweek magazine, Foreign Policy, the Today show, HBO and more.

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