Seb Walker is the Middle East Bureau Chief & International Correspondent for VICE News Tonight ? the Emmy award-winning nightly newscast from VICE Media and HBO. He?s an Emmy, Peabody and DuPont-winning journalist with more than a decade of experience in international news reporting.
Before joining VICE, Walker was host of the current affairs documentary show Fault Lines on Al Jazeera, covering stories like Ferguson, the CIA torture program, the Arab Spring uprisings in Libya and Bahrain, famine in Somalia, the U.S. withdrawal from Iraq and two presidential elections. Previous to Fault Lines, Walker was Al Jazeera's Haiti correspondent. He arrived in Port-au-Prince less than 24 hours after the January 12 earthquake and stayed more than a year to cover Haiti's struggles with reconstruction, political chaos, and a deadly cholera epidemic.
Walker has been covering 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 AFP before moving to Doha to launch Al Jazeera?s English TV news channel in 2006.
In 2017, Walker was part of the Emmy award-winning team which won for continuing coverage of a news story in a newscast for Retaking Mosul a series of in-depth reports documenting the fight to push back ISIS in northern Iraq.