Who is Natasha Bertrand?
Natasha Bertrand is an American journalist, national security correspondent, news contributor, and political correspondent. She has also worked as a staff writer, contributing about US national security and politics. Her achievements are even more extraordinary considering her young age. Rarely has a journalist of her age made such an impact in the USA through diligent reporting and hard-hitting pieces. Bertrand has not limited her contributions to the USA alone. She has previously worked in Europe at a political think tank focusing on European relations with the Middle East and North Africa. Natasha Bertrand has become a familiar face on TV as well. This is largely due to her appearances as a contributor on channels like ‘MSNBC’ and ‘NBC News’. Her reporting on the ‘Trump-Russia’ investigation and the fallout from the ‘Mueller Report’ has shown her investigative and informed attitude. One thing has been clear throughout her career. She is not afraid to express unpopular opinions as long as it’s the truth.
Natasha Bertrand was an extraordinary student with a penchant for journalism and reporting. She directed her education, targeting a successful career in journalism and political news. She first enrolled herself at the prestigious ‘Vassar College’ in the USA. Her getting a chance to study in the highly selective and exclusive college is proof enough that she was among the top minds of her generation. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Philosophy from the institution. But Natasha’s ambitious nature pushed her further to gain more knowledge on Governments and Philosophy from ‘The London School of Economics and Political Science’.
The highly educated Natasha Bertrand went on to complete her research internship with ‘Fundación para las Relaciones Internacionales y el Diálogo Exterior (FRIDE)’. She was part of a political think tank in Madrid, Spain, researching European relations with Middle Eastern and North African countries. The internship lasted for four months from July 2012 until October 2012. It gave her real-world experience and made sure that she was prepared to test the murkier waters of American politics. It was her first break in journalism. Natasha Bertrand followed up on her success with ‘FRIDE’ by completing another successful internship with ‘IPIECA’. She worked as a corporate social responsibility intern with the ‘International Petroleum Industry Environmental Conservation Association’. Her tenure as an intern lasted from June 2013 until August 2013 and opened the doors to new opportunities.
Once she was done with internships there was no stopping the young journalist. In September 2014, at the age of 22, Natasha Bertrand joined ‘Business Insider’ as a political correspondent. All her struggles had been in preparation for an opportunity like this. Naturally, she didn’t squander the opportunity and held the position for three years and five months. By the time she left ‘Business Insider’ in January 2018, she had established herself as one of the top correspondents in the USA.
Some of the most read articles on ‘Insider’s’ online platform have been written by Natasha Bertrand. These include, ‘The 15 smartest US presidents of all time’ and ‘A key witness in the Russia probe had “a lengthy conversation” with Trump at Mar-a-Lago’. Her reports on the ‘Trump-Russia’ investigation, Trump administration revealed her in-depth knowledge of American politics and corruption. It also made her one of the most followed political journalists in America.
Natasha Bertrand continued building on her legacy by joining ‘The Atlantic’ as a staff writer in January 2018. She held the position until March 2019. During her time with ‘The Atlantic’, her uncompromising search of truth produced some truly great work. Articles like ‘The Trump-Putin Relationship, as Dictated by the Kremlin’, ‘Even Congress Might Not Get the Full Mueller Report’, and ‘The Critical Part of Mueller’s Report That Barr Didn’t Mention’ etc. have exposed the truth of the Donald Trump Administration.
Simultaneously, she has also gained fame because of her work as a political correspondent and contributor for channels like ‘MSNBC’ and ‘NBC News’ since March 2018. As if that wasn’t enough, she has also started working as a national security correspondent for ‘Politico’ from April 16, 2019. Her reports on the continuing drama after the ‘Mueller Report’ and ‘Brexit’ have been extremely insightful and well-received.
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Family & Personal Life
Natasha Bertrand was born on December 5, 1992, in New York, USA, to Alvaro Bertrand and Rachel S Kellog.
Natasha has been in a longtime relationship with boyfriend Bryan Coxwell, who has served in the US Army. She often posts images with him on her Instagram handle.