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Washington, D.C.-based journalist Corey Dickstein specializes in military and national security reporting and photography.
Dickstein has been a staff reporter for Stars and Stripes since July 2015. Based at the Pentagon, his coverage focuses primarily on the Secretary of Defense, the U.S. Army and Marine Corps and the ongoing wars in Iraq, Syria and Afghanistan.
He has reported from Iraq, Afghanistan, Cuba, Poland and across the United States.
Before joining Stripes, Dickstein spent six years working as a reporter/photographer for the Savannah Morning News/ in Georgia. There, the vast majority of his coverage focused on military and veterans issues.
In 2014, the Georgia Press Association named Dickstein the state's top journalist under 30 years old, honoring him with its Emerging Journalist Award. In 2015, Dickstein earned the Morris Communications Journalism Excellence Award for photography. He's additionally been recognized with other awards for his writing and photography by state and regional organizations.
Dickstein is a 2009 graduate of Georgia College & State University where he earned a Bachelor's of Arts in Mass Communication with a focus in print journalism. He served as the editor-in-chief of the university's award-winning student newspaper, The Colonnade, during his senior year.
In his spare time, Dickstein enjoys traveling, outdoor recreation, reading and nature photography.