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Amelia Lester

Executive Editor |

Amelia Lester is the executive editor at Foreign Policy. She has worked as a journalist on three continents, most recently reporting in Japan for publications including the Economist, the New York Times, and the New York Review of Books. Previously, she was the editor in chief of the weekend magazine of the Sydney Morning Herald and Melbourne Age newspapers and, before that, managing editor and an executive editor at the New Yorker. Lester lives in Washington, D.C., and is a graduate of Harvard University.

Articles by Amelia Lester
U.S. President Joe Biden speaks about the midterm elections at the Democratic National Committee headquarters.
U.S. President Joe Biden speaks about the midterm elections at the Democratic National Committee headquarters.
Rice bags are offloaded from a cargo vessel in Moroni, Comoros, on Oct. 3.
Rice bags are offloaded from a cargo vessel in Moroni, Comoros, on Oct. 3.
Former Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd greets then-federal opposition leader Anthony Albanese.
Former Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd greets then-federal opposition leader Anthony Albanese.
Women and children from Ukraine, including a mother carrying an infant, arrive at the Medyka border crossing near Medyka, Poland, on March 4.
Women and children from Ukraine, including a mother carrying an infant, arrive at the Medyka border crossing near Medyka, Poland, on March 4.
Djokovic smiles while holding a tennis racket and towel.
Djokovic smiles while holding a tennis racket and towel.
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