As NPR’s Middle East Editor, Larry Kaplow edits the work of NPR’s correspondents in the region and helps coordinate the network’s overall coverage of issues and events there. He’s been at NPR since 2013. He won the network’s Newcomer Award and was on the International Desk team that won the network’s award for Content Excellence.
Previously Kaplow worked for 12 years in the Middle East for Cox Newspapers and Newsweek. He covered the Second Intifada, the US invasion of Iraq and its aftermath and reported from around the region. He was also a freelance reporter in Mexico City for two years. He started his career in journalism at The Bradenton (FLA) Herald and worked later at The Palm Beach Post.
Recent Posts by Larry Kaplow
- April 8, 2020 by Deborah Amos, Jacobia Dahm, Axel Öberg, Alex Leff, Hannah Bloch, Larry Kaplow, Michael May, Emily Bogle, Claire Harbage
A series of stories focusing on those speaking out to bring justice in European courts for a regime accused of war crimes. Judges called the series “a case study in thorough, humane, and complete reporting.” They applauded Amos for “swiftly and skillfully relating the background and current situation of each person she profiles, describing but not lingering on the traumatic situations they have endured, and then focusing on their resilience and the action to which their personal histories have spurred them." Originally broadcasted by NPR on September 24, 2019.
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