Michael Edison Hayden


Prior to joining Newsweek as a politics writer, Michael wrote crime features for VICE, served as a special correspondent during the Nepal earthquake for Los Angeles Times, and contributed climate change reporting to National Geographic magazine. 

His work has also been featured in The New York Times, Slate, Foreign Policy, ABC News, and The Wall Street Journal, among other publications.

He's a three time grantee of the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, and graduated from the Iowa Writer’s Workshop (Playwriting) in 2007.