Aram Roston

Aram Roston

Aram Roston is an Emmy Award-winning journalist and author who covers national security, crime and corruption, in addition to more enjoyable matters. Currently, he is an investigative reporter and editor for BuzzFeed News. Based in Washington, he’s been breaking major stories for more than 17 years, on air and in print. He has worked as an investigative producer at NBC News, a correspondent for CNN, a police reporter in New York City, and has reported from around the world. He’s the author of the acclaimed investigative biography, The Man Who Pushed America To War: The Extraordinary Life, Adventures, And Obsessions Of Ahmad Chalabi (Nation Books). He has written for GQ, Mother Jones, Playboy, The Nation, the London Observer, the New Statesman and other publications. Roston has also been a guest on various shows, such as Fresh Air with Terry Gross, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and Democracy Now! Last updated July 2017


The Backstory: Aram Roston

Veteran investigative reporter Aram Roston shares his experiences embedding with the military, explains when it’s best to remain unembedded, and offers advice to anyone reporting from a conflict zone for the first time.

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