Celeste Katz

Senior Staff Writer
Celeste Katz

Celeste Katz reports on the White House and national affairs for Newsweek. She is based in New York, where she also appears as a host on Sirius XM radio. During the 2016 presidential campaign, she co-hosted “Special Relationship,” a podcast from Mic and the Economist which Poynter Institute readers rated as among the best political journalism of the cycle. Celeste previously spent 15 years at the New York Daily News, where she covered government and elections as a correspondent and columnist. She began her reporting career at the Providence Journal and holds a degree in international relations from Brown University.

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