Alissa J. Rubin
Alissa Johannsen Rubin is an American journalist who spent much of her career covering the wars in Iraq, Afghanistan and the Balkans. She began covering for The New York Times in 2007. Previously, she was a correspondent for the Los Angeles Times from 1997.
Rubin was seriously injured in a helicopter crash covering the war in northern Iraq on August 16, 2014. She suffered multiple fractures but was able to dictate a report of the accident. The crash killed the helicopter's pilot and injured others, including Vian Dakhil, a Yazidi member of Iraq's parliament.
Rubin won an Alicia Patterson Journalism Fellowship in 1992 writing about the reality versus politics of abortion in the 1990s.
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- Raab, Lauren (August 12, 2014). "Fatal helicopter crash in Iraq injures New York Times journalist". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 19 April 2016.
- Alissa J. Rubin (August 16, 2014). "On a Helicopter, Going Down: Inside a Lethal Crash in Iraq". The New York Times. Retrieved January 16, 2015.
- "Alissa J. Rubin of The New York Times". The Pulitzer Prizes. Columbia University. 2016. Retrieved 4 January 2020.
- Martinet, Caroline (2016). "2015 John Chancellor Award Winner". Columbia Journalism School. Columbia University. Archived from the original on 10 June 2016. Retrieved 4 January 2019.
- "Alissa Rubin". The Alicia Patterson Foundation. Retrieved January 16, 2015.
- Rubin's posts from "At War: Notes from the Front Lines" blog at The New York Times
- "Growing Violence Clouds Afghanistan's Future". Fresh Air. NPR. September 8, 2011. Interview with Rubin.