USC Dornsife College Of Letters Arts and Sciences

University of Southern California

Naomi Zeveloff is an American reporter and editor who covers conflict, religion, and politics. Primarily based in Israel and the Palestinian Territories, she has reported for outlets such as NPR, The Nation, The Atlantic, and Foreign Policy. From 2014 to 2017 she was the Middle East correspondent of The Forward. In 2017 she won a Sigma Delta Chi prize from the Society of Professional Journalists for her story revisiting the child stars of a 1990s documentary on Jerusalem. Previous to Zeveloff’s time in the Middle East she was based in New York as The Forward’s deputy culture editor and editor of the Sisterhood blog on women’s issues. She also edited The Forward eBook Transgender & Jewish. Naomi began her career in journalism reporting at alternative newsweeklies and political news sites in Salt Lake City, Colorado Springs, Denver, and Dallas. Zeveloff has a Master of Arts degree from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. Her 2011 capstone project on the city of Ramallah in the Palestinian West Bank was awarded the program’s top reporting prize and was published in Guernica. She grew up in Ogden, Utah.

Naomi Zeveloff