Jina Moore

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Jina Moore is the East Africa bureau chief of The New York Times.

Before joining The Times, Ms. Moore was a senior foreign correspondent and the global women’s rights reporter at BuzzFeed News. She has been based in East Africa since 2008. 

Ms. Moore began her career as a reporter for The Christian Science Monitor, based in Rwanda. She has worked from 25 countries around the world, in radio, video and print journalism. She has also been a senior nonfiction editor at Guernica Magazine, and the editorial director of the Dart Society, an association focused on improving journalism about trauma and tragedy.

Her work has received many awards, including fellowships with the Pulitzer Center and the International Reporting Project. 

Ms. Moore has been a Truman Scholar, a Fulbright Fellow and an Ochberg Fellow with the Dart Center on Journalism and Trauma at Columbia University. She has also been an adviser on East Africa to the International Women’s Media Foundation.  

She lives in Nairobi.