British nationalist Paul wood is a journalist currently working as the world affairs correspondent for the British Broadcast Corporation(BBC) he had earlier worked as a defence and Middle East correspondent.
Early Life Of Paul Wood
Though much is not known about Paul Wood, he attended the London School of Economics where he graduated with a bachelor degree in political science.
Paul Wood’s Career
Wood reported to the BBC from countries like; as Afghanistan, Croatia, Bosnia, Macedonia, Chechnya, Algeria, Libya, Saudi Arabia, and Sudan, including Darfur. About a decade ago, he was in Libya, covering the advance of the protestors’ troops against Gaddafi.
He was in Baghdad during the 2003 invasion of Iraq and in Fallujah during the 2004 battle for the city. In 2004 he covered the devastating suicide bombings on pilgrims in Karbala.
He was previously the BBC’s Belgrade reporter, filing stories from behind Serbian lines while travelling with Kosovar guerrillas during the NATO bombing campaign in June 1999.
During the first quarter in 2012, he covered the fighting in the Syrian Civil War, reporting from the outskirts of the city of Homs with rebel fighters.
In 2004 his Iraq War coverage won both the television prize at the Bayeux-Calvados Awards for war correspondents and a Golden Nymph Award at the Monte Carlo television festival.
He received the Cutting Edge Award 2012 at the eighth International Media Awards.