Chief International Correspondent, New York Times
Ellen Barry is currently Chief International Correspondent for The New York Times, based in London. Previously, she was New Delhi-based South Asia bureau chief, Moscow bureau chief and a Moscow-based foreign correspondent for The Times.
In India, she won the Asia Society’s Osborn Elliott Prize for Excellence in Journalism on Asia, for deeply reported pieces on the position of women in India’s workforce. While in Russia, she was part of a team which won the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for International reporting for a series on impunity in Russia’s justice system.
Before joining The Times, Ellen was Atlanta bureau chief for the Los Angeles Times, and a news and feature writer for the Boston Globe. She reported on the 2001 terrorist attack on New York, and covered wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.
While at the Globe, she was a 2002 Pulitzer Prize finalist in Feature Writing for a series, "Lost Boys of Sudan." This series also earned her the American Society of Newspaper Editors 2002 Distinguished Writing Award for Non-Deadline Writing. In 2004, she was a Pulitzer Prize finalist in 2004 for her beat reporting on mental health. She is the recipient of the American Society of Newspaper Editors 2004 Jesse Laventhol Prize for Deadline News Reporting by a Team for her work on the Station Nightclub Fire.
Ms. Barry, a Yale graduate, lived in the Soviet Union as a child, and began her career at the Moscow Times. She is married to Keith Wilson, and is the mother of two daughters, Alice and June.