2009 Nieman Conference on Narrative Journalism: Telling True Stories in Turbulent Times

Amy Davidson

Amy Davidson is a senior editor at the New Yorker. She focuses on politics and international affairs, including reporting from Iraq, Afghanistan, and China, and also edits profiles and features. Her roster of writers includes Jon Lee Anderson, Seymour M. Hersh, Nick Paumgarten, William Finnegan, Richard Preston, and Peter Hessler. Pieces she has edited have won the National Magazine Award, the George Polk, and other prizes. She joined the magazine in 1995.