Canadian journalist Paul Watson has been covering world events and wars for nearly two decades. While at the Toronto Star he earned three National Newspaper Awards for foreign reporting and photography. Watson earned international acclaim and the 1994 Pulitzer Prize for his photograph of a dead American soldier being dragged through the streets of Mogadishu. In 2007, he won the Hal Boyle Award from the Overseas Press Club of America for his reporting on Afghanistan.
Former South Asia bureau chief for The Los Angeles Times, Watson was recently posted to head the paper’s Southeast Asia bureau in Jakarta. He holds a master’s degree in International Affairs from Columbia University.
Festivals: 2007 (Year Round)