Nick Paton Walsh is a Senior International Correspondent with CNN and a British journalist. He has been a Correspondent for CNN Kabul, and Moscow correspondent for “The Guardian” newspaper at Moscow and an Asia and foreign affairs correspondent for Channel 4 News.
Nick Paton Walsh is an Emmy award-winning journalist for CNN International, in Beirut and he is currently working as a Beirut Correspondent for the UK’s Channel Four News and also a Moscow correspondent for “The Guardian” Newspaper.
Nick Paton Walsh Bio: Age, Early Life
Nick Paton Walsh’s birthplace was Guildford, Surrey and his birthdate was November 26, 1977.
Nick Paton Walsh Education Details
Paton Walsh spent his childhood with his family. He completed his graduation in the town of Epsom from a boarding independent school. Went to Epsom college and after that went to University College London where he studied English.
Nick Paton Walsh Career Details
Paton Walsh began his career in 1999. He joined The Observer newspaper after studying English at the University College London.
Nick started working at the Observer as a researcher on the travel and film sections. He won the Young Journalist of the Year award from the British Press-Gazette. Some of his winning articles included the one on male anorexia, one on nuclear testing in Kazakhstan and one on getting malaria in the Gambia. He secured his place on the home news due to the award. He worked there for 18 months before he accepted voluntary redundancy to go to work as the newspaper’s stringer in Moscow. He quickly became the Observer and Guardia Moscow correspondent. He held the position for four years. He was one of the two journalists during that time to get inside the grounds of Nord Ost theatre at the close of the Dubrovka theatre siege in October of 2002.
Patton covered many popular revolutions including the ones in Georgia, Ukraine and Kyrgyzstan and their failure in Azerbaijan and Belarus. He was the only Guardian correspondent who was in Beslan for the brutal hostage crisis at Middle School Number One there. He traveled to Chechnya over twenty times and won various awards for his reporting in there. He also worked repeatedly inside North Caucasus.
Paton Walsh helped in breaking the story of disciplining of Craig Murray who was then the British Ambassador to Uzbekistan. He spoke out against the British invasion of Iraq back then. He secured the British ambassador’s first-ever interview for the Guardian and Channel Four News.
Paton has won a series of awards at just the age of 21 since joining the staff of The Observer newspaper. He was the British Press Gazette’s Young Journalist of the year back in 2001. He was nominated for the Foreign Correspondent award in 2004 for the Guardian’s coverage of the Beslan school hostage crisis.
Patton Walsh started working for CNN in Mach of 2011 in Pakistan. As CNN’s first reporter in Pakistan, Walsh covered the death of Osama bin Laden. Starting from the story and then entering the fugitive’s former compound and then breaking the news that cellphone signals had led the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) to the al-Qaeda leader.
Patton covered Barrack Obama’s speech about the withdrawal of America’s troops from Afghanistan, detailing a Taliban resurgence in Nuristan Province, a booming opium culture at Badakhshan Province, together with violence and a resurgent al-Qaeda in Kunar. He also reported Libya’s declaration of liberty from Benghazi after Ghaddafi was deposed. He became CNN’s full-time correspondent in Kabul in September of 2011.
He moved to Beirut in 2012. There, he began covering the civil war in Syria. He reported from Aleppo on the fate of a girl 4 years old who was hit by a sniper, the after the result of an airstrike on a family home, the protracted battle for 100 yards of a street in Old City and the Alpello airstrikes. CNN won a Peabody award, two Edward R Murrow awards and a News and Documentary Emmy Award due to these reports.
Patton has also worked on economic booms and vigilante murders in China; mud volcanoes in Indonesia; workers from other countries in Dubai; rebels in Chhattisgarh, India; exportation of food from Cambodia and his office and flat both were surrounded by the protests that shook Bangkok in May 2010.
Nick Paton Walsh Net Worth
The Net Worth of Patton is said to be around $8 billion as of 2020.
Nick Paton Walsh Dating Hisrory, Marriage Details
All we know about Patton’s relationship right now is that he is single. He is very handsome and he shouldn’t have any problem finding a loveable significant half.