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Sebastian Walker


Sebastian Walker is a broadcast journalist, currently working for Al Jazeera English.

Career

Al Jazeera English
Sebastian has worked for Al Jazeera English in the United States since 2008. Based at Al Jazeera English's main US bureau, in Washington, DC, he is a presenter on Fault Lines, the channel's flagship-show about the Americas, and reports from across the continent.[1]Before joining Fault Lines, Sebastian was a foreign correspondent,with a particular interest in Haiti. Al Jazeera English was the only international TV news network to maintain a bureau in Haiti after the 2010 earthquake[2] and Sebastian arrived in Port-au-Prince less than 24 hours after the earthquake hit to report on the damage. He then stayed on for a year and a half to document the progress of the relief effort.[3]Prior to being based in the Americas, Sebastian worked in the Middle East. He served at the channel's main broadcast-centre, in Doha in Qatar, where he helped to launch the channel.[citation needed]
Earlier career
Sebastian has worked for the Baghdad Bulletin,[4] and various international news organisations, including Reuters[5] and AFP, and has reported from a number of key countries around the Middle East region, including: Iraq,[6][7] Libya and Afghanistan.[citation needed]
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