Molly McCluskey


Creator of Diplomatica
Diplomatic Courier

Molly McCluskey is an international, award-winning multimedia journalist, editor, and communicator with more than 20 years of media experience ranging from legacy publications and global institutions to start-up newsrooms and non-profit organizations. Her bylines include Rolling Stone, The Atlantic, New York Magazine, National Geographic, The Washington Post, Al Jazeera English, and many more, on topics ranging from the European financial crisis, to global migration, to cross-border environmental diplomacy. She has edited for publications ranging from CityLab, to Al Jazeera English, to Talking Points Memo to Middle East Eye, and was an Americas news producer for the European Broadcasting Union. She is a former fellow with the McGraw Center, the International Women's Media Foundation, the International Center for Journalists, the Border Center for Journalists and Bloggers, and more. She is the creator of Diplomatica, which features profiles of diplomatic properties. Based in Washington, DC and the Bay Area, McCluskey has lived and worked extensively throughout Europe, Africa, and the Middle East.

McCluskey was Diplomatic Courier's Editor at Large (2018 - 2021) and Interim Editor in Chief (April 2021 - August 2021).