Bill Hennigan

correspondent New York Times Opinion

W.J. Hennigan is a New York Times Opinion correspondent covering the U.S. military and national security issues from Washington, D.C. Hennigan has reported from war zones and countries worldwide, writing about everything from nuclear weapons proliferation and the deterioration of arms control to the global weapons trade and civilian casualties in America’s air wars. His 2021 coverage of domestic extremism and the Jan. 6 Capitol attack was recognized with a Sigma Delta Chi award. Stories from his embeds with U.S. troops and COVID-19 pandemic responders earned the Gerald R. Ford Award for Defense coverage in 2020, an honor he received six years earlier for a series on the aging infrastructure underpinning America's nuclear weapons complex. He's also received several regional and national journalism awards from the National Press Club, Associated Press Media Editors, and others. Before joining the Times, Hennigan worked at TIME magazine and the Los Angeles Times, where he was part of a team of journalists who won the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for breaking news. He is an Outrider Foundation Fellow.

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