Eric Campbell (reporter)
Eric Campbell is a prominent Australian foreign correspondent. He works predominantly for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC), and was the station's Moscow correspondent from 1996 to 1999. Campbell has covered many important and dangerous events in recent political history, writing a book detailing some of his most bizarre experiences as a foreign journalist, titled Absurdistan.
On 22 March 2003 Campbell was working with cameraman Paul Moran in Northern Iraq during the Invasion of Iraq when a suicide bomber blew his car up near where they were filming. Campbell was maimed, but Moran did not survive the blast.