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Carlos Kelly McClatchy Visiting Lecturer

Janine Zacharia

Janine Zacharia is the Carlos Kelly McClatchy Lecturer in the Department of Communication at Stanford University, where she teaches news reporting and writing fundamentals and foreign correspondence. She is the recipient of Stanford’s 2020-21 Dean’s Award for Distinguished Teaching in the School of Humanities and Sciences and the co-author of How to Responsibly Report on Hacks and Disinformation. Before coming to Stanford, Janine reported on the Middle East and U.S. foreign policy for close to two decades including stints as Jerusalem Bureau Chief for the Washington Post, State Department correspondent for Bloomberg News, Washington bureau chief for the Jerusalem Post, and Jerusalem correspondent for Reuters. In addition to her teaching, Janine writes commentary on the intersection of national security and technology, the media, and other topics for the San Francisco Chronicle, San Jose Mercury News and other publications.




McClatchy Hall, Rm. 300H