John Yemma

Editor, Christian Science Monitor

John Yemma is the editor of The Christian Science Monitor, a Boston-based
news organization that specializes international news. The 102-year-old
Monitor publishes its journalism on as well as in a print weekly and an e-mail delivered Daily News Briefing. Yemma became the Monitor’s editor in 2008 after 20 years at the Boston Globe, where he ran the online news
operation as well and served stints as foreign editor, Sunday editor, and
political editor. He has been a foreign correspondent, Washington reporter,
and covered economics, science, and culture during his 35-year career. A
1974 graduate of the University of Texas, he was a Reuter Fellow at Oxford
University in 1994 and a Sulzberger Fellow at Columbia University in 2008.