Charles Aldinger worked four decades as a journalist, culminating with 23 covering the Pentagon, U.S. military affairs and international conflict and weaponry for Reuters. He reported from more than 60 countries traveling with U.S. defense secretaries. His UPI and Reuters experience included postings in Buenos Aires and Hong Kong. He reported on 1960s racial strife in the United States, revolutions, hurricanes, earthquakes, the U.S. Supreme Court and U.S. Congress.
Tiziana Barghini was a correspondent and editor in Europe and the United States for more than two decades, reporting on Popes, mobsters, fraud and political crises. She led Reuters’s coverage of the euro crisis in southern Europe before moving to New York where she tackled the U.S. political economy including Detroit’s bankruptcy and the beleaguered U.S. public pension system.
Deborah Charles was a Reuters correspondent for 24 years. She worked on four continents on issues ranging from the White House to Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi and was the White House correspondent during the Clinton and George W. Bush presidencies. She covered four U.S. presidential campaigns and six Olympics, worked in bureaus in Madrid, Bangkok, Montreal, Toronto, New York and Buenos Aires. She currently works as the News Editor at Devex, a media platform for the global development community.
James Clad is a former New Zealand diplomat and lawyer, foreign correspondent and senior U.S. defense official. He was bureau chief in Kuala Lumpur, Manila and New Delhi for the Far Eastern Economic Review and covered war and conflict in Iran, Kashmir, Sri Lanka, Philippines and Afghanistan. He earned fellowships at Oxford and Harvard, worked as a professor at Georgetown University and served as U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Asia (2007-09).
Nadia Dala is a Belgian journalism lecturer, author and multimedia journalist.e worked as a reporter in Europe and the Middle East after studying in Tunisia and Egypt, and won the Pascal Decroos Award for excellence in investigative reporting. Her books include a study of the history of Algeria and the rise of Islamic parties. She has taught at Georgetown University and is currently senior lecturer at Thomas More college university in Belgium.
Malcolm Davidson worked for four decades as a journalist in Europe, Asia and Australasia. He served as correspondent with Reuters in India, Pakistan, Afghanistan and the Philippines, and reported widely from other parts of Asia. He also worked in Brussels and most recently was the London-based editor of Reuters’s Front Page multimedia news service.
Bernd Debusmann is a former columnist for Reuters who has worked as a correspondent, bureau chief and editor in Europe, Latin America, the Middle East, Africa and United States. He has reported from more than 100 countries (and lived in nine). He was shot twice in the course of his work – once covering a night battle in the center of Beirut and once in an assassination attempt prompted by his reporting on Syria.
Bernd Debusmann Jr. is the chief reporter for a business magazine in Dubai. Previously he worked for the Khaleej Times, a UAE newspaper; as a producer on the Reuters Latin American TV desk in Washington; as a Reuters text reporter in New York, and later in his native Mexico, first for Reuters TV and then as a freelance journalist. He continues to freelance for a number of publications around the world.
Paul Eckert took up the post of Director of English News at Radio Free Asia in Washington in 2015 after a 20-year career with Reuters that featured assignments in Tokyo, Beijing, Seoul and Washington. He has covered the politics, economics and diplomacy of Asian countries as well as the World Bank, International Monetary Fund, the United Nations, ASEAN, three Olympic Games, a FIFA World Cup and numerous natural disasters.
Pascal Fletcher has more than 30 years of experience reporting from Latin America, the Caribbean and Africa, mostly with Reuters and also The Financial Times. He covered Cuba from 1989 to 2001. He had three stints in Africa covering the African National Congress in exile and wars in Angola and Mozambique; elections, coups and economic development in West Africa; Islamist insurgencies in Mali and Nigeria, and the death of Nelson Mandela.
Gene Gibbons covered U.S. Presidents Nixon, Ford, Carter, Reagan, George H.W. Bush and Clinton during a 40-year career with Reuters and UPI. He was past president of the Radio-Television Correspondents Association and served as a Presidential Debate panelist in 1992 and as a Joan M. Shorenstein Fellow at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government in 2010. An ex-U.S. Army officer, he once served as press aide to U.S. Vice President Hubert Humphrey.
Nelson Graves is an experienced educator and administrator who has taught and worked on three continents. He was a correspondent, bureau chief and regional managing editor at Reuters, holding posts in Washington, Paris, New Delhi, Kuala Lumpur, Milan and Tokyo. He later served as admissions director at Johns Hopkins University’s graduate program in international relations in Europe, and has worked with schools around the world.
Stuart Grudgings reported from dozens of countries in a 19-year career with Reuters, including assignments in Japan, the Philippines, Brazil, Malaysia and the United States. In Brazil, he covered the country’s economic and diplomatic rise under President Lula, drug wars in Rio de Janeiro and environmental threats to the Amazon forest. As Malaysia bureau chief, he contributed to an award-winning series of stories on the plight of Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslims.
Girish Gupta has covered Mexico’s drug wars, investigated links and antagonism between Colombia’s paramilitaries and giant coal and gold mining multinationals and followed the trail of diamond smugglers through the Venezuelan, Brazilian and Guyanese Amazon. He has also worked in the Middle East.
Janet Guttsman has almost three decades of experience in international journalism. She was based in Germany as the Berlin Wall came down, in Moscow as the Soviet Union fell apart and as a financial correspondent in the United States during the economic crises of the late 1990s. Most recently she was Reuters’s bureau chief in Canada.
Jim Wolf was a correspondent for AFP, Jane’s Defence Weekly and Reuters for nearly 40 years based in New York, Paris, Bangkok and Washington. As Reuters’s defense technology correspondent from 2001 to 2013, he specialized in the intersection of government, military and business. He covered the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, Vietnam’s occupation of Cambodia and the 2003 U.S.-led invasion of Iraq.