Canada’s refugee-sponsorship model is in the global spotlight as experts gather to discuss how the private sector could bolster efforts to help asylum seekers
Sep 20, 2016
Both presidential candidates sought to turn the explosions in New York and New Jersey into an appeal to voters.
Sep 19, 2016
.S. and other nations discuss how to share responsibility, reports Joanna Slater in New York
Sep 19, 2016
As authorities race to find the culprit, New Yorkers go about their normal lives, albeit with a heightened sense of awareness
Sep 18, 2016
Joanna Slater travels to Luzerne County, Pa., where anxiety over immigration stoked by economic
Sep 16, 2016
Strategists and pollsters give their thoughts on what it would take for each candidate to win
Sep 09, 2016
Huma Abedin announces separation from Anthony Weiner after New York Post revelations
Aug 29, 2016
Hostility of Latino voters toward Trump could affect Republicans well after election is over
Aug 25, 2016
The Republican presidential candidate’s chairman, Paul Manafort, resigned Friday amid turmoil and a personnel shakeup
Aug 19, 2016
Democratic nominee attempts to convince Americans that she is their champion on the biggest issue of all: jobs
Aug 11, 2016
Joanna Slater is an award-winning foreign correspondent for The Globe based in the United States, where her focus is business and economic news and New York City.
Her career includes reporting assignments in the U.S., Europe and Asia. In 2015, she was posted in Berlin, Germany, where she covered Europe’s refugee crisis. From New York, she has reported on major financial, economic and political news. She covered the 2012 presidential elections, the shootings in Newtown, Conn., the Boston marathon bombing and the protests in Ferguson, Missouri.
Prior to joining The Globe in 2010, she worked for The Wall Street Journal, where her assignments included reporting on the financial crisis out of New York and covering South Asian business and politics from Mumbai.
She spent seven years in Asia, based first in Hong Kong and then in India, where she wrote about a wide range of topics, from the massacre of the royal family in Nepal to the Kashmir dispute to discrimination against HIV-positive children. She has reported stories from 14 countries.
Ms. Slater was named the 2015 Journalist of the Year at the National Newspaper Awards for her coverage of the refugee crisis, which won in the international category as well. Her work has also been nominated three times for her contributions to special projects and breaking news coverage.
Earlier in her career, she won the Young Journalist Award from the Society of Publishers in Asia. Joanna grew up in Toronto, attended Smith College and completed two master’s degrees from Columbia University in International Affairs and Journalism.