Peter Greste

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Peter Greste
BornSydney, New South Wales, Australia[1]
NationalityAustralian
OccupationJournalist
 
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Peter Greste
BornSydney, New South Wales, Australia[1]
NationalityAustralian
OccupationJournalist

Peter Greste is an Australian journalist and correspondent. From 1991 to 1995 he was based in London, United Kingdom, Bosnia and South Africa, where he worked for Reuters, CNN, WTN and the BBC. In 1995 he was based in Kabul, Afghanistan, where he was a correspondent for the BBC and Reuters, after which for a year he was based in Belgrade, Serbia, where he was a correspondent for Reuters. He then returned to London, where he worked for the BBC News 24. He was then based in Mexico, then Santiago, Chile, where was a correspondent for the BBC.[2] He returned to Afghanistan in 2001 to cover the start of the war. After Afghanistan, he worked across the Middle East and Latin America. From 2004 he was based in Mombasa, Kenya, then Johannesburg, South Africa, followed by Nairobi, Kenya, where he has lived since 2009. In 2011, he won a Peabody Award for a documentary on Somalia. He is currently a correspondent for Al Jazeera in Africa.[3][4] His ancestry is Latvian.[1]

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  1. ^ a b http://laikrakstslatvietis.com/raksti/raksts.php?KursRaksts=302
  2. ^ "Dispatches - Peter Greste". The Digital Journalist. Retrieved 2012-12-26. 
  3. ^ "Programmes | Crossing Continents | Peter Greste: Biography". BBC News. 2009-03-31. Retrieved 2012-12-26. 
  4. ^ Listening Post. "Peter Greste - Al Jazeera Blogs". Blogs.aljazeera.com. Retrieved 2012-12-26. 

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