Josh Lederman is an award-winning foreign correspondent for NBC News based in London. He reports from around the world and appears regularly on NBC Nightly News, TODAY, MSNBC, NBC News Now and other platforms.
In 2022, Lederman traveled throughout Ukraine covering Russia’s war. In 2021, he reported live from the U.S. Capitol throughout the January 6 attacks, winning an Emmy Award with his NBC colleagues for outstanding live breaking news coverage. In 2015, Lederman won the White House Correspondents’ Association’s Merriman Smith Award for excellence in presidential news coverage under deadline pressure.
A White House reporter during the Biden, Trump and Obama administrations, Lederman was also NBC’s lead reporter covering the Mike Bloomberg and Pete Buttigieg presidential campaigns in 2020.
Lederman has also been an adjunct faculty member at Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism, where he taught undergraduate and graduate seminars in covering politics and the presidency.
Previously, Lederman was a White House reporter for The Associated Press and traveled with President Barack Obama and then-Vice President Joe Biden to more than 20 countries. He also covered foreign affairs and national security based at the State Department.
A native of Tucson, Ariz., Lederman started his journalism career in the AP’s Jerusalem bureau, and later covered Gov. Chris Christie for the AP in New Jersey. In 2011-2012, Lederman covered presidential, House and Senate campaigns for The Hill newspaper.
He has a master’s degree in journalism from Northwestern University and a bachelor’s degree in anthropology from The George Washington University. Before becoming a journalist, he was an actor and singer in New York City.
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