Mr. Ewen MacAskill


As well as being part of the Pulitzer-winning team, Ewen MacAskill won the Polk, Scripps Howard and Investigative Reporters and Editors awards for the Snowden coverage. He has also previously won awards in Britain and was the Larry Sterne fellow at the Washington Post in 1986. Ewen has been on the Guardian since 1996 and has been the Guardian's defence and security correspondent since January this year. Before that, He was the Guardian's Washington bureau chief, diplomatic editor and chief political correspondent.


Aged 62, born Glasgow, Scotland, educated at Glasgow University, graduating with MA Honours in Modern History and Politics. Before joining the Guardian, Ewen worked at a variety of publications: Glasgow Herald, the National Broadcasting Commission of Papua New Guinea, Reuters, China Daily and the Scotsman. He lives in London.





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