Nick Paton Walsh Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Family, Wife, CNN, Salary, and Net Worth

Nick Paton Walsh is a British News Reporter, Correspondent, and Writer working for CNN in Atlanta, Georgia. He joined CNN in March 2011.

Nick Paton Walsh Profile

Nick Paton Walsh is a British News Reporter, Correspondent, and Writer working for CNN in Atlanta, Georgia. He joined the network in March 2011.

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Nick Paton Walsh

Nick Paton Walsh Education

When it comes to his education, Walsh graduated from a boarding independent school Epsom College in Surrey and then attended the University College London. Walsh fluently speaks Russian.

Nick Paton Walsh Career

Walsh serves at CNN as an International Security Editor. Over the years with CNN, he has traveled to Iraq and Syria and his work has been honored with numerous awards. Some of these awards include 2 News Emmy Awards for “The Fall of Raqqa” in the year 2018; and the David Kaplan Award from the Overseas Press Club for covering the fall of ISIS in the year 2018. Also, 3 Peabody Awards, one for 2018 CNN’s coverage of the fall of ISIS in Syria and Iraq, the other one for the network’s coverage in Syria in 2012, and the last one for the 2016 ISIS reporting. Walsh has also worked as a scriptwriter in Afghanistan and Syria and for that, he earned an Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing in the year 2013. 

Walsh provided live coverage from inside Venezuela undercover in the year 2019 as its crisis unfolded. He conducted an interview with Javad Zarif (foreign minister) in Iran. Also, he provided a live report from Syria on a series of stories on the shelved United States withdrawal and covered the Turkish incursion into Syria’s Kurdish-held areas. Walsh also provided live coverage from the Amazon rainforest as it was experiencing its worst fires in not more than 10 years.

Walsh began as CNN’s Correspondent based in Kabul, Afghanistan. In the year 2012, he switched to Beirut, Lebanon-based correspondent, where he provided coverages from inside Syria in the midst of its civil war, following the rise of ISIS to their spread in Afghanistan and Libya. He also followed the fall of ISIS in Mosul after more than 3 years, as well as their final collapse in Raqqa in late 2017.

Walsh has reported on the Russian-backed invasion of Ukraine, as well as the expansion of the fight into Donetsk. In the year 2015, Walsh was the 1st Western journalist in Debaltseve when the key city fell to separatists. He also covered the aftermath of the 2013 Boston bombings from Dagestan, interviewed the Tsarnaev brother’s family, and established some of the 1st links to militants there. Walsh has also covered natural disasters in the Philippines and the Caribbean. In the year 2018, he earned an Eppy award for his coverage of gang violence in El Salvador, and one in the year 2017 for the network’s ‘Midway Island’ coverage of plastic pollution in the Pacific.

Quick Facts About Paton Walsh

Full Name Nick Paton Walsh
Age 44 years old as of 2022
Nationality British
Spouse Not Available
Net Worth $1 Million – $5 Million

Later on, after joining CNN, Walsh became CNN’s 1st  correspondent providing live coverage of Osama Bin Laden’s death from Abbottabad. Covering Osama’s death, he got an exclusive video from inside the compound of the leader of al-Qaeda and reported that a courier’s cell phone signal had led the troops of America there.

Before Walsh joined CNN, he worked as a foreign affairs correspondent for the UK’s Channel 4 News in Asia. He spent a number of years there concentrating on Afghanistan where he gained rare access to an isolated and tiny American outpost near the Pakistani border. While at Channel 4, he also reported on the presidential election crisis in 2009. Walsh also interviewed Viktor Bout (the Russian alleged arms dealer) exclusively.

Before going to UK’s Channel 4 News, he served at the Guardian newspaper as a Moscow Correspondent for 4 years (2002-2006). He covered the Beslan school hostage crisis as well as the Dubrovka theatre siege, alongside the revolutions in Kyrgyzstan, Ukraine, and Georgia. The British Press Awards named Walsh “Young Journalist of the Year” in the year 2000. Also, he holds a Gaby Rado Award from Amnesty International for his work in the former Soviet Union. In 2010, Amnesty International also honored him with their TV award for his work in Sri Lanka.

Nick Paton Walsh Age 

Walsh is 44 years old as of 2022. He was born on November 26, 1977, in Guildford, Surrey, United Kingdom. He celebrates his birthday on the 26th of November every year.

Nick Paton Walsh Height

Walsh stands at a height of approximately 6 feet 0 inches (1.83 m).

Nick Paton Walsh Family

Information regarding Walsh’s parents and siblings is currently under review. However, the information will be updated as soon as it’s available.

Nick Paton Walsh Wife

Information about Walsh’s dating life is unknown for he has managed to keep his personal life away from the limelight. It is therefore not known if Walsh is engaged to someone or whether he is married. It is also not known if he has any children.

Nick Paton Walsh Salary

Being one of the top journalists for CNN, he earns an annual salary ranging from $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.

Nick Paton Walsh’s Net Worth

Walsh has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a News Reporter, Correspondent, and Writer.

Nick Paton Walsh Gay

There is no information regarding Walsh’s sexuality or dating. However, there will be an update of any information as soon as it is available in the limelight.

At CNN Walsh works alongside;

  1. Phil Mattingly
  2. Suzanne Malveaux
  3. Patrick Oppmann
  4. Ryan Nobles
  5. Paula Newton
  6. Chad Myers
  7. Jeanne Moos
  8. David McKenzie
  9. Oren Liebermann
  10. Alex Marquardt
  11. Miguel Marquez
  12. Athena Jones
  13. Laura Jarrett
  14. Kristen Holmes
  15. Paula Hancocks
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