- The daughter of an Indian father and American mother, she most recently served as the White House correspondent for USA Today.
Journalist Courtney Subramanian has joined Los Angeles Times’ White House team this week as a correspondent. The daughter of an Indian father and American mother, Subramanian has covered major news across four continents.
She most recently served as the White House correspondent for USA Today. There she chronicled then-President Trump’s two impeachment trials, the 2020 presidential campaign and President Biden’s first year in office. In addition, she produced in-depth stories detailing the struggles of the childcare industry, Trump’s approach to combating the COVID-19 pandemic, and failed congressional efforts to enact police reform.
Before joining USA Today, Subramanian served as a reporter, editor and producer for the BBC and Time magazine. She has reported from India’s border with Bangladesh and the drama that unfolded when an armed man in 2015 took 18 people hostage in a cafe in Sydney, Australia.
She has a BA in Journalism and History from Miami University; and a Masters in Journalism from Northwestern. She is a Carnegie-Knight News21 Fellow and investigated accountability in the U.S. Education system through innovative storytelling.
She is married to Davin Quinn, son of the 41st governor of Illinois Pat Quinn.