Jonathan Masters

Deputy Editor

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Phone: 212-434-9751

Jonathan Masters helps manage a team of writers and editors that produces a range of educational material for the Council on Foreign Relations website, including backgrounders, interviews, and long-form interactives. As deputy editor, Mr. Masters also writes on a number of U.S. foreign policy issues, including national security, immigration, and trade.

His work has also appeared in digital form on PBS NewsHour, The Atlantic, Newsweek, NBC, CNN, and Bloomberg. "Campaign 2016: The Candidates and the World," a guide he produced for the U.S. presidential election, won an Online News Association award. In 2017, Mr. Masters will travel and report from Japan and South Korea as an Abe Journalist Fellow.

Mr. Masters has a graduate degree in social theory from The New School University, where he focused on media and international relations, and holds a B.A. in political science from Emory University. He is also a Term Member at CFR and a member of the Overseas Press Club.



Media Conference Call: Farah Pandith on Violent Extremism

Interviewer: Jonathan Masters
Interviewee: Farah Pandith

Farah Pandith, CFR adjunct senior fellow and the first-ever State Department special representative to Muslim communities, put the January 7, 2015 massacre at the office of satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo in context, explain the appeal of violent Islamic extremism, and offer a long-term strategy to combat extremist ideology.

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