Annabelle Timsit


Breaking news reporter focusing on U.S. and global events

Education: Georgetown University, Bachelor of Science in Foreign Service

Annabelle Timsit is a breaking news reporter for The Washington Post in London. Before joining The Post in 2021, she covered geopolitics for Quartz in London, with a focus on Britain’s relationship with China. Previously, she was an editorial fellow at the Atlantic and interned at Politico Magazine.
Latest from Annabelle Timsit

Police largely clear 'Freedom Convoy’ protesters from key U.S.-Canada border crossing but keep it closed for now

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau stressed that borders "cannot, and will not, remain closed," his office said.

February 13, 2022

‘Freedom Convoy’ in Canada inspires vaccine-mandate protests from France to New Zealand

The United States also warned that U.S. truckers may be planning to block roads in a convoy from California to D.C. that could affect the Super Bowl.

February 13, 2022

Covid increases long-term heart risks, study of U.S. veterans finds

The pediatric vaccine would only be administered to young children after it receives FDA emergency-use authorization and is officially recommended by the CDC.

February 11, 2022

    Why are ‘Freedom Convoy’ truckers protesting in Ottawa? Our reporters answered your questions.

    The Washington Post’s reporters Amanda Coletta and Annabelle Timsit answered your questions about Canada’s “Freedom Convoy” trucker protests in Ottawa.

    February 10, 2022

    Half the world is now fully vaccinated. But the global divide is stark, experts say.

    Early supply challenges are now distribution challenges.

    February 10, 2022

    More states ease mask mandates, citing lower infection, hospitalization numbers

    New York and Massachusetts announced Wednesday they will ease mask mandates, joining a long list of states making similar moves in recent days.

    February 9, 2022

    World marks 500,000 covid deaths since omicron, while Fauci says U.S. is exiting ‘full-blown’ pandemic

    It’s a sobering statistic — and a reminder of the pandemic’s ongoing toll even as cases decline in every U.S. state.

    February 9, 2022

      What to know about inflation: Rising prices hit in U.S., around the world

      The cost of living is going up at the fastest rate seen in decades as the coronavirus pandemic enters its third year.

      February 9, 2022

      Major U.S.-Canada border crossing obstructed as ‘Freedom Convoy’ trucker protest escalates

      The Ambassador Bridge, which connects Windsor, Ontario, to Detroit, is the busiest crossing on the U.S.-Canada border.

      February 8, 2022

      ‘Now is not the moment’ to drop mask rules, CDC director says as states end mandates

      As states end to mask mandates in schools and other public places, Rochelle Walensky warned against lifting such requirements in an interview with Reuters.

      February 8, 2022