Usha Sahay

Interactive News Writer • The Wall Street Journal • New York City, NY
Last edited June 19, 2017

Usha has worked since January 2016 as an interactive news writer on the Wall Street Journal’s news hub, where she helps run WSJ’s home page, coordinates breaking news coverage across the organization, teaches best digital practices to the newsroom and contributes to social media coverage. Previously, she was a news editor at the Huffington Post in Washington, D.C., focusing on foreign affairs, national security and domestic politics. Before that, she worked at the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation, first as a Herbert Scoville fellow and then as digital director. She was also a founding editor of War on the Rocks, a website dedicated to expert analysis of foreign policy and national security. Born in Berkeley, Calif., and raised in Short Hills, N.J., Usha graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Columbia University, where she studied U.S. history and international relations.