Ellen Barry (journalist)

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Ellen Barry is a journalist.[1] She was a Moscow Bureau Chief for The New York Times from March 2011 till August 2013 [2] and is now the paper's Indian Subcontinent bureau chief based in New Delhi. [3]


Ellen Barry was born on April 2, 1971 in Tarrytown, New York.[4]


Ellen Barry began her career as a journalist in the year of 1993 when she was a managing board member of the Yale Daily News. From 1993 to 1995, Barry worked for The Moscow Times as a staff reporter. In 1996 she began working for the Boston Phoenix as a feature writer. In 1999 she began working for The Boston Globe. In the years of 2004 to 2006, Barry worked as the Atlanta bureau chief for the Los Angeles Times.[4][5][1] She joined The New York Times as a Metro reporter in January 2007.[6] Barry became the Moscow correspondent for The Times in June 2008.


Barry is a 1993 graduate of Yale University with a B.A. in English, where she was also a reporter and editor for the Yale Daily News. While attending Yale, she was awarded the Wallace Non-Fiction Prize and the Wright Prize for best essay by a senior in the year of 1993.[4]


  1. ^ a b "Three Yalies win Pulitzers". Yale Daily News. Retrieved 17 August 2013. 
  2. ^ Barry, Ellen. "NY Times Biography". The New York Times. 
  3. ^ https://twitter.com/EllenBarryNYT/ Ellen Barry's Twitter page
  4. ^ a b c "Clifford J. Levy and Ellen Barry". The Pulitzer Prize. Retrieved 17 August 2013. 
  5. ^ "Ellen Barry". The New York Times. Retrieved 17 August 2013. 
  6. ^ Ellen Barry Times bio. Nytimes.com. Retrieved on 2014-03-19.