Will Englund

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William A. (Will) Englund (born March 30, 1953) is an assistant foreign editor for the Washington Post.[1] He began working for the Post in October 2010 as a Moscow correspondent.[2]


He was the recipient of the 1998 Pulitzer Prize for investigative reporting for his investigative reporting and work on the shipbreaking industry.[3] His work reports on the shipbreaking industry also won him the Overseas Press Club awards as well as the George Polk award.[2]


A native of Pleasantville, New York, he joined The Sun, of Baltimore, in 1977. Englund obtained his degree from Harvard College and then from Columbia University. He, and his wife Kathy Lally, worked for the Glasgow Herald as part of a Fulbright scholarship in 1988, and were foreign correspondents in Moscow for The Sun from 1991–1995 and from 1997-2001. Englund and his wife finished their third tour as Moscow correspondents for the Washington Post in May 2014. He was an editorial writer and associate editor for The Sun. He was White House correspondent for National Journal.[2][4] He has also written about the perspective of Islam in Russia along with the desperate situations of Chernobyl veterans in Ukraine.[5]


  1. ^ Englund&, Will (April 12, 2012). "Will Englund". The Washington Post. 
  2. ^ a b c "Will Englund - THe Washington Post". Washington Post. 28 June 2012. Retrieved 2 April 2013. 
  3. ^ "The Pulitzer Prize Winners, 1998, Investigative Reporting". Retrieved 2007-05-08. 
  4. ^ http://pulitzercenter.org/people/will-englund
  5. ^ "Will Englund | Pulitzer Center". Retrieved 3 April 2013. 

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