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Melissa Eddy
The New York Times
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Melissa Eddy

Company: The New York Times
Title: Berlin Correspondent
Location: Berlin, Germany
Fields of operation: Journalist

Melissa Eddy is the Berlin Correspondent for The New York Times, a position she has held since January 2012. Before that, she covered Germany for The Associated Press, arriving in Frankfurt in 2000 and moving to Berlin in 2005.

During her tenure in the German-speaking world, Melissa's has covered every major story, from the resignation of Helmut Kohl to the rise of Angela Merkel; Europe's debt crisis; the Energiewende, leading up to the COP21 and the 2015 migration wave The past year she has focused on the challenges of integration and the controversies surrounding the “fake news” and digitization.

Melissa launched her career in journalism at the AP's Vienna bureau in 1997. She is a native of Minnesota and holds a Master of Science in journalism from Columbia University, and a B.A. in English and French from Bucknell University. She was named a 1996-7 Fulbright Fellow for Young Journalists in Germany. Since 2016 she has been a member of the RIAS Berlin Commission.