Nick Schifrin

Ochberg Fellow

Nick Schifrin is an American foreign correspondent who has reported from more than 30 countries since 2007. He is a special correspondent at PBS NewsHour, where he has created weeklong, in-depth series from Nigeria, Egypt, Kenya, Ukraine and the Baltics. In August and September he also served as NPR's Jerusalem correspondent, reporting from Israel, Gaza and the West Bank for Morning Edition and All Things Considered.

From 2008 to 2012, Schifrin served as the ABC News correspondent in Afghanistan and Pakistan. In 2011 he was one of the first journalists to arrive in Abbottabad, Pakistan after Osama bin Laden’s death and delivered the first video from inside bin Laden’s compound. From 2012 to 2013, he was Al Jazeera America's Middle East correspondent, based in Jerusalem, where he led the channel’s coverage of the 2014 Gaza War. Schifrin has won several awards for his work including an Emmy, Overseas Press Club, National Headliners and Edward R. Murrow awards. He is teaching a foreign policy seminar as a visiting fellow at the Clinton School of Public Service, and he is a board member of the Overseas Press Club Foundation and a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations.