Michael Amon


Michael Amon is deputy Middle East and North Africa bureau chief at The Wall Street Journal. He was previously a  general assignment reporter for Newsday, and he has also written for the New York Times, the Washington Post, Backpacker Magazine and other publications. In 2005, Amon’s profiles of the Army Reserve soldiers accused of mistreating Iraqi prisoners at Abu Ghraib were included in The Washington Post package named a Pulitzer Prize finalist for National Reporting. In 2006, he founded Disgrace, a nonfiction humor magazine.