Jake Thomas

Night Reporter

Jake Thomas is a Newsweek night reporter based in Portland, Oregon. His focus is U.S. national politics, crime and public health. He has won numerous awards while covering government, social services and a wide range of other topics for publications in Oregon and Washington. Jake joined Newsweek in 2021 after previously working as a contract reporter for United Press International and a staff writer at Salem Reporter. You can get in touch with Jake by emailing j.thomas@newsweek.com. Languages: English, intermediate Spanish.