Sabrina Tavernise

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Sabrina Tavernise
Born (1971-02-24) February 24, 1971 (age 48)
Notable credit(s)
New York Times

Sabrina Tavernise is an American journalist who writes for The New York Times. She previously reported for the Times from Iraq,[2] Lebanon,[3] and Russia.[4]

She received an honorable mention in the 2003 Kurt Schork awards for "her depth and human insight in covering Russia".[5][6]


Raised in Granville, Massachusetts, Tavernise graduated in 1993 with a B.A. in Russian Studies from Barnard College.[1]

Tavernise speaks Italian and Russian.[citation needed]


  1. ^ a b "Town Events". The Reminder. National Newspaper Network. February 28 – March 7, 2007. Archived from the original on July 26, 2011. Retrieved 2008-07-05. Sabrina Tavernise, a foreign war correspondent for The New York Times who has been covering the war in Iraq for the last four years, will be speaking at the Westfield Athenaeum on Mar. 5 at 7 p.m. The talk is the first in a series of lectures sponsored by the Athenaeum. All of the lectures are free and open to the public. Tavernise was born in Hartford, Conn. and grew up in the town of Granville, Mass. She graduated from Barnard College, Columbia University in 1993 with a BA in Russian studies.
  2. ^ Taylor, Robert (March 2006). "New York Times correspondent offers view from Baghdad" (PDF). Communique. West Connecticut State University. 8 (6). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2006-09-13.
  3. ^ Tavernise, Sabrina. "A Girl's Life Bound Close To Hezbollah." The New York Times, 18 August 2006.
  4. ^ Miles, Sara (October 2003). "Interview with Sabrina Tavernise". PBS Frontline. Retrieved 2008-07-20.
  5. ^ Ladhani, Caroline (2008-07-15). "Columbia Announces Second Annual Kurt Schork Awards Highlighting Overseas Reporting". Columbia News. Retrieved 2008-07-15.
  6. ^ O'Connor, Erin (2008-07-05). "Former Granville resident talks about her time in Iraq". The Reminder. Archived from the original on 2008-08-19. Retrieved 2008-07-05.

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