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This article is about the journalist who is the Washington correspondent for The Guardian in 2016. For the author and economics editor of the Sunday Times, see David Smith (journalist and author). For other uses of David Smith, see David Smith.

David Richard Smith (born circa 1975) is the Washington correspondent of The Guardian.[1] From 2010 to 2015 Smith was the Africa correspondent for The Guardian for which he was based in Johannesburg, South Africa.[2]

David Smith
Borncirca 1975
Alma materUniversity of Leeds
Notable worksThe Guardian

Personal lifeEdit

Smith was educated at the University of Leeds. Smith married American actress Andrea Harris at the Loeb Boathouse in Central Park, Manhattan, New York City on 18 September 2010.[3]


  1. ^ "David Smith". The Guardian. Retrieved 12 January 2014.
  2. ^ "David Smith's letter from Africa". The Guardian. Retrieved 12 January 2014.
  3. ^ "Andrea Harris and David Smith". The New York Times. 24 September 2010. Retrieved 24 March 2016.

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