Sebastian Walker is the Middle East bureau chief and an international correspondent for Vice News Tonight. Walker, who has more than a decade of experience in international reporting, has won a variety of awards, including an Emmy, Peabody, and DuPont.
Before joining VICE, Walker was host of the current affairs documentary show Fault Lines on Al Jazeera, covering stories such as the CIA torture program, the "Arab Spring" uprisings in Libya and Bahrain, famine in Somalia, the U.S. withdrawal from Iraq, and two U.S. presidential elections. Prior to that, Walker served as Al Jazeera's Haiti correspondent, where he covered the 2012 earthquake and its aftermath. Walker has covered the Middle East since 2003, arriving in Baghdad to help set up the first English-language newspaper after the U.S. invasion. He was a correspondent for Reuters and Agence France-Presse before moving to Qatar in 2006 to launch Al Jazeera's English TV news channel.