Sasha Ingber

Sasha Ingber

National Security Correspondent

Sasha Ingber is a national security correspondent located in the Scripps News Washington, D.C., bureau. Before joining Scripps News, she was a breaking news reporter at NPR, covering major national and international events including the Trump administration's denuclearization talks with North Korea, former special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe, the arrest of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, and the Hong Kong protests. Sasha has been a frequent contributor of articles and videos to National Geographic, and the associate editor of a Smithsonian culture and travel publication. A Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting grantee, her work has also appeared in The Washington Post Magazine, The Atlantic, ESPN, and other publications. In 2016, she co-founded Music in Exile [], a multimedia nonprofit organization that documents the music and stories of refugees. Her trips to Iraq and Bangladesh have led to collaborations with the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum and the International Committee of the Red Cross -- as well as media appearances on major radio shows and panel moderation for the Kennedy Center. Before starting a career in journalism, she worked at the U.S. State Department, monitoring and debunking Russian disinformation. She holds a Master's degree in writing from Johns Hopkins University and a Bachelor's degree in radio, film, and television from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Recent Work
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Counterintel Official: 'Useful Idiots' Boost Foreign Influence Efforts

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Senators Question Secretary Mike Pompeo On Foreign Policy, Leadership

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Election Security Experts Expect 'Chaos' Unless Action Taken Quickly

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Extremism Experts Fear Violence Will Mar November Election


ACLU, Chicago Police Union Clash On Reported Federal Agent Deployment

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Cybersecurity Experts Say Twitter Hack Erodes Trust Ahead Of Election

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Thousands Of Rejected Mail-In Primary Ballots Spur November Fears

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Intelligence Briefers: Pres. Trump's Stance On Russia Bounty Unusual

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The Trump Administration Considers Banning TikTok

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White Supremacist In National Guard Was Deployed To Floyd Protests

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Questions Mount After Reports Russia Paid Taliban To Kill U.S. Troops

John Bolton
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Whistleblower's Lawyer Is 'Disturbed' Bolton Saved Claims For His Book

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Analysts Say China May Be Favoring President Trump’s Reelection

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Inside Antifa, The Far-Left Group Targeted By President Trump

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Former Air Force Officer Fears Intelligence Collected On Protesters

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Who Is Sowing Chaos At The George Floyd Protests?

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U.S. Adversaries Seize On Turmoil From George Floyd Protests

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Reporter's Arrest During Protest On Police Brutality 'Inexcusable'

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ISIS Makes A Comeback During The Coronavirus Pandemic

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Trump Denounces Mail-In Voting As Pandemic Threatens Nov. Election

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Former NSA Inspector General: Trump Wants 'Lapdogs For Watchdog Job'

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U.S. Authorities: China Is Trying To Steal Covid-19 Vaccine Research

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Former CIA Chief Says Intelligence Community Must Adapt After Covid-19

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Former Intelligence Workers Question Trump's 'Lab Leak' Virus Theory

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North Korea Defectors: 'Everyone Hopes Kim Jong-Un Is Really Dead'

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Experts Look To Changes In TV, Chinese Military for Kim Jong Un Clues

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Medical Experts, Trained In Intelligence, Spy On Coronavirus

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Is North Korean Dictator Kim Jong-Un Ailing?

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For U.S. Spies, The Coronavirus Pandemic A New Twist

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Wisconsinites Tell Us What It's Like To Vote During A Pandemic