Linda Feldmann is the Monitor's Washington Bureau Chief, and senior political and White House correspondent. Previous positions at the Monitor include Moscow Bureau Chief, op-ed editor, foreign-affairs writer, and assistant international news editor. In 2016, she was elected to the Gridiron Club. Since 2015, she has been a delegate to the Dartmouth Conference, a US-Russian citizens' diplomacy initiative. In 1999, she won an Exceptional Merit Media Award from the National Women’s Political Caucus for her series “Where Women Stand.” In 1987, she worked at a Russian newspaper, The Moscow News, for three months as part of the first US-Soviet journalists' exchange.
Feldmann has a degree in Russian language and literature from Middlebury College and a Master’s in International Public Policy from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies. She is married to Warren Richey, special projects reporter for the Monitor.