Digital Editor, The Journal News/lohud.com
Yaron Steinbuch is a digital 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, from New York University and a master's degree (with honors) from the Columbia University School of Journalism. He also is an FAA-licensed pilot, a black belt in taekwondo and a PADI-certified advanced scuba rescue diver. He is a former auxiliary police officer, and a police academy-trained peace officer. His interests include aviation, photojournalism, motorcycling, martial arts, scuba diving and militaria.