Paul Wood (journalist)
In August 2011, 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 battle for the city. In 2004 he covered the devastating suicide attacks 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 in June 1999.
In 2004 his Iraq coverage won both the television prize at the Bayeux awards for war correspondents and a Golden Nymph at the Monte Carlo television festival. He received the Cutting Edge Award 2012 at the eighth International Media Awards.