Helene Cooper

The New York Times

Helene Cooper is Pentagon correspondent for the New York Times and has been a White House correspondent in the past. In 2015 she was part of the Pulitzer Prize winning team with work on the Ebola outbreak in Liberia. She is currently on the Polish-Ukrainian border to tell the story of the ongoing war. She has won numerous awards, including the Urbino Press Award (2011), the George Polk Award (2015) and the Overseas Press Club Award (2015).

She is the author of The house at sugar beach. In search of a lost African childhood (Simon and Schuster, 2008) and Madame President. The extraordinary story of Ellen Johnson Sirleaf (Simon and Schuster, 2017).

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