Katerina Sokou is the Washington, D.C. correspondent for Greek daily newspaper Kathimerini and SKAI TV, covering American politics, transatlantic relations and international organizations. She is also a Principal at News Intelligence, a news analysis and communications consulting firm she founded to provide customized advisory services that decipher the news from the U.S. capital for industries and regions around the world.
A member of the editorial board of the Washington-based European Institute, she has covered the Eurozone since its beginning, interviewing prominent officials and Nobel-laureate economists. Katerina is a regular participant in panels on the US and Europe and has provided commentary for international media on the Greek crisis, including for CNN, CNBC, Bloomberg, BBC, CCTV America, Newsmax TV and The Times. She writes a weekly column in Kathimerini and posts things she finds newsworthy @KaterinaSokou on Twitter.
She is a trained historian (Ioannina, Greece) with postgraduate studies in International Studies (University of Warwick, UK) and Journalism (Columbia University), where she was also a Knight-Bagehot Fellow in Economics and Business Journalism. In the past, she worked at the business desk of The Washington Post, was International Financial News editor at Kathimerini and a financial and foreign desk reporter at To Vima Athens newspaper. In the U.S., she has also contributed stories to Ozy, European Affairs and The Huffington Post.