Arian Campo-Flores was promoted to Miami Bureau Chief in July 2002, covering stories in the Southeastern U.S. He covered the pivotal state of Florida throughout the 2004 Campaign season and followed vice-presidential candidate John Edwards on the campaign trail.
Most recently, Campo-Flores covered the war in Iraq as an embedded reporter with the Third Infantry Division and, for a brief stint, with U.S. Special Forces. He wrote about the army's advance on Baghdad, Iraqi militia groups and clandestine military operations.
Before the Miami post, Campo-Flores had been New York Correspondent since April 2000, when he joined the magazine. Campo-Flores was one of the first Newsweek reporters at the World Trade Center site on Sept. 11, interviewing victims and emergency crews.
Prior to joining Newsweek, he was a staff reporter at the monthly magazine "The American Lawyer" since 1997, covering litigation, transactions, legal business and international affairs. He was a freelance production coordinator in San Francisco Calif. from 1995-96 and was an English teacher in Buenos Aires, Argentina from 1994-95.
Campo-Flores graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from University of California, Berkeley, in 1993 with a B.A. in Development Studies. He is a member of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists and speaks Spanish and Portuguese. He lives in Miami.