Julia Duin

Contributing Editor

Julia Duin is Newsweek's contributing editor for religion, based out of Seattle. She covers faith groups, trends and religion's many intersections with politics and culture. She has covered the beat as an editor and reporter for more than 40 years. Julia joined Newsweek in 2021 after stints at the Washington Times, Houston Chronicle and several other newspapers. She has a master's degree in religion from Trinity School for Ministry (a seminary) and in journalism from the University of Memphis. You can get in touch with Julia by emailing j.duin@newsweek.com. Languages: English, French, German, Spanish and smatterings of Arabic, Kurdish, Italian and Russian. She has won many awards for her work and has published seven books, including a tale of 20-something Pentecostal serpent handlers in Appalachia who achieve fame on social media.