Paul McGeough

Paul McGeough is an Irish Australian journalist and senior foreign correspondent for ''The Sydney Morning Herald''.

In 2001, when covering events in Afghanistan with the Northern Alliance, he and French journalist Véronique Reyberotte survived an attack by the Taliban which killed journalists Volker Handloik, Johanne Sutton, and Pierre Billaud. He was awarded the 2003 Walkley Award for Journalism Leadership in recognition of acts of courage and bravery in the practice of journalism. Provided by Wikipedia