Elena Becatoros


Elena Becatoros is chief of bureau for Southeast Europe based in Athens. She leads a team of correspondents and stringers across Greece, Cyprus, Albania, and North Macedonia, directing coverage of political, economic, security, and general news in a complex and fast-changing region.

Becatoros led coverage of Greece’s financial meltdown and Europe’s refugee crisis.

Her assignments include conflicts and civil unrest, in Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iraq, Turkey, Ukraine, and Europe. 

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