Yochi Dreazen is Deputy Managing Editor of foreign coverage for Vox. Dreazen joined Vox after serving as managing editor for Foreign Policy magazine. He has also covered military affairs and national security for Atlantic Media, National Journal and The Wall Street Journal.
During his 11 years at the Wall Street Journal, Dreazen served as a military correspondent and made more than 30 extended trips to Iraq and Afghanistan. He spent a total of five years on the ground in the two countries, primarily doing frontline combat embeds and other reporting from the two war zones. He first arrived in Iraq with the Fourth Infantry Division in April 2003 and spent the next two-and-a-half years in Baghdad as the Journal's main Iraq correspondent. Dreazen has reported from more than 40 countries, including Japan, Morocco, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Pakistan, Russia and China. A native of Chicago, Dreazen attended the University of Pennsylvania, where he edited the award-winning daily campus newspaper and graduated Magna Cum Laude in 1999 with degrees in History and English.
In 2010, he received the Military Reporters & Editors Association’s top award for domestic military reporting for a series of articles about military suicide and the psychological traumas impacting veterans of the two long wars. Dreazen lives in Washington with his wife, Annie Rosenzweig, and their two children.