Julia-Ioffe
Julia Ioffe | Biography

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  • Full Name Julia Ioffe
  • Occupation Journalist, Correspondent and Writer
  • Nationality American
  • Birthplace Moscow, Russia
  • Birth Date Oct 18, 1982
  • Age 39 Years, 1 Months
  • University Princeton University
Former Washington Correspondent of GQ Magazine & Current Correspondent of Puck News

Julia Ioffe | Biography

Former Moscow Correspondent of Foreign Policy and The New Yorker, Washington Correspondent of GQ & Present Correspondent of Puck News

In a Twitter post dated 18 December 2020, Ioffe captioned "This is why I hate American weddings" while referencing an article published in Texas Monthly that described reckless scenes of a wedding ceremony amidst a COVID pandemic. In her Twitter post, she shed light on how nobody cared for a wedding photographer's health at risk by letting her shoot wedding photographs of a COVID-positive groom while she even mentioned she had children at home. The wedding photographer got to know about the groom's COVID positive test after she had already spent an hour or two inside the wedding venue.


Julia Ioffe is a Russian-born American journalist. She is currently serving as the founding partner and Washington correspondent of a new media startup called Puck News. She previously worked for several magazines, including GQ, The Atlantic, and The New Yorker.

Who is Julia Ioffe?

Born on 18 October 1982 in Moscow, Russia, Julia Ioffe moved to the United States at age seven in 1990. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in History, specializing in Soviet History, from Princeton University in 2005.

Then, in June 2005, Ioffe kicked off her career as a fact-checker for The New Yorker, where she worked for two years. She also worked as an editor for a web startup, Big Think, before serving as a researcher at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism's Knight Foundation Case Studies Initiative for a year. 

She then worked as a Moscow correspondent for Foreign Policy and The New Yorker for over two years. From 2012 through 2014, she worked as a senior editor for The New Republic. She then served as a contributing writer for The New York Times Magazine, Huffington Post Highline, and Politico for two years before joining The Atlantic as a staff writer in 2016. During her tenure at The Atlantic, she covered politics and world affairs. 

In June 2018, she became a Washington correspondent for GQ magazine, where she covered topics relating to national security and foreign policy. 

She left GQ in June 2021 to join Puck News, a digital media company covering the four centers of power in the United States - Wall Street, Washington, Hollywood, and Silicon Valley.

Views on the 2020 Texas Wedding

In a Twitter post dated 18 December 2020, Ioffe captioned "This is why I hate American weddings" while referencing an article published in Texas Monthly that described reckless scenes of a wedding ceremony amidst a COVID pandemic. In her Twitter post, she shed light on how nobody cared for a wedding photographer's health at risk by letting her shoot wedding photographs of a COVID-positive groom while she even mentioned she had children at home. The wedding photographer got to know about the groom's COVID positive test after she had already spent an hour or two inside the wedding venue.

While Ioffe has mentioned her views on American weddings, she has not revealed anything about her marriage or husband yet. However, in her 2013 Twitter post, she referenced a model named Ahmed Angel as her boyfriend, captioning, "You guys, meet my new boyfriend", and has not updated on her personal life since. 

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