Noah Smith is a journalist and producer known for his work in the Washington Post and Direct Relief News. His A1 stories for The Post include stories about natural disasters and the launch of a high profile esports league. In 2023, Noah was a Webby Awards honoree for Best Writing (Editorial) as part of The Post's Launcher team.
Noah has appeared as a guest on various news outlets, including MSNBC, NPR, BBC Radio, CGTN, CTV, WGN, and ESPN Radio.
As a producer, he's optioned original unscripted documentary series to TNT, Keshet Studios, and Israel's Channel 10 (now Reshet). He has created short documentary videos for NBC News, BBC, Washington Post, and The Guardian.
Noah's work has been cited in law journals and other academic journals, management consulting reports, and international news media. His photos have appeared in books and various publications.
Noah's reporting has been published by outlets including The Guardian, Fortune Magazine, Wall Street Journal, Haaretz, LA Times, Getty Images, New York Times, Pew Research Center, Harvard's Nieman Lab, The Marker (Israel), Stars and Stripes, The New Zealand Herald, El Nuevo Herald, Estadão, Finans, Sydney Morning Herald, South China Morning Post, The Diplomatic Club Magazine, Parade Magazine, and The Oakland Press, amongst others.
He worked as a foreign correspondent in Israel from 2012-2013 and is a member of the International Federation of Journalists and SAG-AFTRA. He completed the RISC (Reporters Insructed in Saving Colleagues) course in 2015.
Noah studied at Oxford University (St. Catz) and the University of Michigan, graduating magna cum laude with a degree in anthropology.
Currently, he's developing a scripted project about a major historical military figure and producing a documentary in Puerto Rico. Noah is the founder of VildeHaya Productions, a company focused on making scripted and unscripted projects.