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Michael Crowley (journalist)

Michael Leland Crowley (born April 1, 1972) is an American journalist who is a White House correspondent for the New York Times. Until May 2019, he was White House and national security editor for Politico. From 2010 to 2014, he served as the senior foreign affairs correspondent and deputy Washington, D.C. bureau chief for Time magazine and was senior foreign affairs correspondent for Politico.

Michael Crowley
Michael Leland Crowley

(1972-04-01) April 1, 1972 (age 47)
Alma materYale University (1994)
Sarah Haight (m. 2013)


Early life and educationEdit

Crowley grew up in New Haven, Connecticut. His father, Joseph D. Crowley, is the president of a petroleum and dry-cargo storage at New Haven Harbor, while his mother, Phyllis F. Crowley, is a landscape and portrait photographer. Crowley attended Yale University, graduating in 1994.[1]


From 2010 to 2014, Crowley was a writer, editor, and senior foreign affairs correspondent for Time, serving as the deputy Washington, D.C., bureau chief. From 2000 to 2010, he was a writer for The New Republic, where he covered domestic politics and foreign policy. He was also a reporter at the Boston Globe and the Boston Phoenix. His work has also been published in The New York Times, The Atlantic, GQ, New York, and Slate. He often appears on PBS, NPR, and MSNBC. Crowley has reported from numerous countries including Iraq, China, Israel, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Egypt, Mexico, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Lebanon, Germany, and Ukraine.

Personal lifeEdit

In 2013, Crowley married Sarah McDonald Haight in Lenox, Massachusetts. Haight is a program manager for the nonprofit Aspen Institute in Washington, D.C.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Sarah Haight, Michael Crowley - Weddings". The New York Times. June 2, 2013. Retrieved May 28, 2017.