Aaron Schaffer is an assistant editor working on the Early 202 newsletter at The Washington Post.
Before becoming an assistant editor, Aaron was a researcher for the Cybersecurity 202 and Technology 202 newsletters. He previously studied investigative journalism as a student in American University's Journalism and Public Affairs master's program.
Aaron used to work at Al-Monitor, a news organization covering the Middle East and North Africa, from 2016 to 2020. In 2020, he received a Best in Business Award from the Society of American Business Editors and Writers (SABEW) for a newsletter on Middle East lobbying.