Malcolm Foster


Malcolm is an editor on the international desk at The Associated Press in New York. He also does some writing for AP on a variety of topics, including economics, social activism, sports, religion, Japan and the Mideast. Recent articles have focused on the anti-globalization movement and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Prior to joining the AP in 1999, he spent six years with Bloomberg News, three in Tokyo and three in New York, reporting on international economic and trade issues, currencies and bonds. Malcolm received a Masters in journalism from Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism in 1993. His bachelor's degree (English) is from Gordon College in Wenham, Massachusetts. Malcolm's primary area of expertise is Japan, having grown up there as a missionary kid and working in Tokyo for several years as a teacher and journalist. He lives in Rye, New York, with his wife and son, and is a member of Trinity Presbyterian Church in the same town. Other interests include photography, art, music, hiking and triathlons.