Ed Vulliamy (born 1 August 1954) is a British journalist and writer. His mother is the children's author and illustrator Shirley Hughes and his grandfather the Liverpool store owner Thomas Hughes. He was educated at the independent University College School and at Hertford College, Oxford, before becoming a journalist. He was New York correspondent for The Observer for six years (1997 to 2003) and Rome correspondent for The Guardian.
He worked as a reporter for Granada TV's 'World In Action', winning a Royal Television Society award in 1985, for a film about Northern Ireland.
For the Guardian he reported extensively on the mid-1990s war in Bosnia, particularly on the concentration camps in northwest Bosnia operated by the Bosnian Serbs for the incarceration of Muslim and Croat inmates at Omarska and Trnopolje. He also extensively covered the 9/11 attacks, while living in New York in 2001. At the outbreak of the current war in Iraq, in March 2003, he was one of the first reporters on the ground.
He was awarded Granada Television's Foreign Correspondent of the Year Award for 1992 and the James Cameron Award in 1994 and named Foreign Reporter of the Year in 1993 and 1997. In 2013, Vulliamy was awarded the coveted Ryszard Kapuscinski Award for Literary Reportage, named in honour of the great writer - creator and master of the genre, journalism as literature.
- Ed Vulliamy, Seasons in Hell: Understanding Bosnia's War, St Martins Press (New York, 1994). ISBN 978-0-312-11378-0
- David Leigh and Ed Vulliamy, Sleaze: The Corruption of Parliament, Fourth Estate (Londo, 1997). ISBN 978-1-85702-694-8
- Ed Vulliamy, Amexica: War Along the Borderline, Bodley Head (London, 2010). ISBN 978-1-84792-128-4; Farrar, Straus and Giroux (New York 2010) ISBN 978-0-374-10441-2
- Ed Vulliamy, The War is Dead, Long Live the War: Bosnia: the Reckoning, Bodley Head (London, 19 April 2012). ISBN 978-1-84792-194-9
- Ed Vulliamy contributor profile at The Guardian and The Observer
- Worldview highlights of Ed Vulliamy's US reporting, 1997-2003
- Poison in the Well of History, 14 March 2000, Bosnia atrocities and ITN/LM libel case
- A funk inferno, 16 February 2008, James Brown's Boston concert after the killing of Dr. Martin Luther King
- KWMU interviews Vulliamy on Prijedor atrocities, Nov. 20, 2007[dead link]
- Interview: Ed Vulliamy and the Bosnian Genocide, JP O'Malley, The Spectator, 13 April 2012
- Appearances on C-SPAN
- Ed Vulliamy at the Internet Movie Database
- Works by or about Ed Vulliamy in libraries (WorldCat catalog)