Daniel Klaidman is Editor in Chief of Yahoo News, a role that he’s held since December 2017. Klaidman first joined Yahoo News in 2014, as Deputy Editor. Prior to Yahoo News, Klaidman spent more than a decade at Newsweek, where he served as managing editor from 2006 - 2011, and held a number of roles including Washington Bureau Chief, National Political Correspondent, and Middle East Correspondent based in Jerusalem. He’s conducted interviews with world leaders such as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Prime Minister Ehud Barak, former Israeli Foreign Minister Shimon Peres and former Libyan leader Muammar Khaddafi.
While at Newsweek, Klaidman wrote or co-authored dozens of cover stories, and was a key part of the teams that won National Magazine Awards for Newsweek’s coverage of 9/11 and the Monica Lewsinsky affair. He previously served as Ferris Professor of Journalism at Princeton University, and is the author of Kill or Capture: The War on Terror and the Soul of the Obama Presidency (Houghton, Mifflin Harcourt. 2012.)