Yaron Steinbuch

Reporter in New York

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Yaron Steinbuch is a staff reporter at the New York Post, covering breaking local, national and international news. He was formerly an editor at The Journal News/lohud.com, a Gannett Co. news outlet in Westchester County, N.Y. A native of Israel, Yaron served as a gunner and, later, combat medic in the Artillery Corps of the Israel Defense Forces. He also lived for a combined 12 years in Genoa, Italy, and Accra, Ghana. In addition to English, he speaks Hebrew and Italian. Yaron holds a bachelor's degree (magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa) from New York University and a master's degree (with honors) from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. He is an FAA-licensed pilot (both fixed wing and commercial drone), a black belt in taekwondo and a PADI-certified advanced scuba rescue diver. He is a former auxiliary police officer, a police academy-trained peace officer, a firearms instructor and range officer. His interests include aviation, motorcycling, martial arts, scuba diving and militaria.