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  • Los Angeles Times
    Correspondent, present
  • Fairfax Media
    Corresspondent, 1999
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Los Angeles Times Correspondent covering Sub-Saharan Africa
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Johannesburg Correspondent
Los Angeles Times

Foreign Correspondent, The Los Angeles Times, 1999-Present

Moscow Correspondent, 1999-2003, Johannesburg Correspondent, 2003-present. Covered conflicts in Africa, Iraq, Afghanistan, Chechnya.

2009: Winner of the Daniel Pearl Award for courage and integrity in reporting.

2009: Awarded the Batten Medal by the American Society of Newspaper Editors, which recognizes ““compassion, courage, humanity and a deep concern for the underdog.”

2008: Citation by the Overseas Press Club in relation to the Joe and Laurie Dine award which is given to the best international reporting in any medium dealing with human rights.

2008: Winner of the Robert F. Kennedy award for international reporting. The RFK Journalism Awards honor outstanding reporting on issues that reflect Robert F. Kennedy's concerns, including human rights, social justice and the power of individual action.

2007: Winner of the Sigma Delta Chi award for international reporting. The award was made by the American Society of Professional Journalists for excellence in international reporting.

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20 years as a foreign correspondent and 35 years in daily newspapers, still exhilarated by the next adventure.
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Moscow - Johannesburg - Melbourne
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