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Steven Erlanger


Steven Erlanger is the chief diplomatic correspondent in Europe for The New York Times, a position he assumed in 2017. He is based in Brussels. Erlanger was previously the bureau chief in London, from 2013 to 2017; in Paris, from 2008 to 2013; in Jerusalem, from 2004 to 2008; in Berlin, from 2001 to 2002; in Prague, from 1999 to 2001; in Moscow, from 1994 to 1996; and in Bangkok, Thailand, from 1988 to 1991. Erlanger has also served as the newspaper’s editor of cultural news, from 2002 to 2004; as the chief diplomatic correspondent in Washington, from 1996 to 1999; and as a Moscow correspondent, from 1992 to 1994. He joined The New York Times in 1987, as a metro reporter. Previously, Erlanger worked for The Boston Globe for 11 years. There, he was a European correspondent, based in London, from 1983 to 1987, and the deputy national and foreign editor for three years before that. He also served as assistant national editor and assistant foreign editor, and reported from Eastern Europe, Canada and Iran. For more information: