Sharon LaFraniere

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Sharon LaFraniere
Born (1957-06-15) June 15, 1957 (age 61)
Notable credit(s)
The New York Times, The Washington Post
Spouse(s)Michael Wines
Childrenthree children

Sharon Veronica LaFraniere (born June 15, 1957) is an American journalist who has covered southern Africa and China for The New York Times. Since returning to the United States, she has covered domestic topics extensively including military hospitals, gun violence, and the roll-out of

LaFraniere previously wrote for The Washington Post in Moscow.

Her other roles at the Post include:

  • investigative reporter in the Metro section
  • investigative reporter on the National staff
  • acting deputy national editor


In 2006, LaFraniere received the Michael Kelly Award[1]


LaFraniere is married to Michael Wines, who is also a reporter for the Times. They have three children, Brett, Jack, and Nikki.


  • "Michael Kelly Award profile: Sharon LaFraniere". Retrieved 16 March 2009.


  1. ^ "The Michael Kelly Award — Past Winners". Archived from the original on 9 April 2009. Retrieved 16 March 2009.

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