Larry Kaplow


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.

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