Zolan Kanno-Youngs is the homeland security correspondent for The New York Times. Based in the Washington bureau, he covers immigration, border issues, cyber security, transnational crime and other national security threats.
Mr. Kanno-Youngs previously worked at The Wall Street Journal, where he covered criminal justice, the New York Police Department, drugs, gangs and terrorism. He joined the Journal in 2016 as a general assignment reporter for the Greater New York section. He has also reported for USA Today, The Boston Globe and The Cape Times in Cape Town, South Africa.
A graduate of Northeastern University, Mr. Kanno-Youngs was raised in Cambridge, Mass. He writes screenplays in his spare time.