Jane Ferguson

INTERNATIONAL RJF GRANTEE, GRANTEE

Jane Ferguson is an award-winning foreign correspondent for PBS NewsHour and a contributor to The New Yorker and The Atlantic. She has been a Pulitzer Center grantee since 2016, and has partnered with the Center on reporting from Iraq, Yemen, Afghanistan, and South Sudan.

Ferguson has been a special correspondent for PBS NewsHour since 2015, and has covered the campaigns against ISIS in Iraq and Afghanistan, the war in Yemen and its humanitarian impact, famine in South Sudan, and the final years of America's war in Afghanistan. In 2020, Ferguson became a guest Ferris Professor of journalism at Princeton University.

Her reporting has won several awards, including a Peabody, an Alfred duPont honor, an Emmy, and the George Polk, Overseas Press Club of America, and Gracie awards.

She was based in the Middle East for 12 years and now lives in New York City.

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