Global Journalist Radio
The Consequences of the Libyan War
6:30pm - 7:00 pm, September 1, 2011
This Week's Guests:
The New York Times Bureau Chief at the United Nations
New York, New York
Bio: Neil MacFarquhar's exposure to the Middle East started early, at age three, when his family moved to Libya where his father worked for a decade in the nascent oil industry. In total, he has spent more than 25 years in the region, including five years based in Cairo as the bureau chief for The New York Times, preceded by a seven-year stint as a correspondent for The Associated Press during which he lived in Israel, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and Cyprus. In 2008, he became the Times bureau chief at the United Nations, where he currently works. Neil is the author of two books: the most recent is titled, “The Media Relations Department of Hizbollah Wishes You a Happy Birthday.”
EU correspondent for Global Post, Freelance reporter for National Public Radio
Bio: Teri Schultz covers the European Union for GlobalPost. She has covered the European Union, NATO and the Benelux region since late 2006, after serving as the State Department reporter/producer for FOX News Channel from January 2000 to August 2006. She also reports for NPR. At the State Department, Schultz traveled frequently with Secretary of State Colin Powell, most often to the Middle East and Europe. She has also been a reporter/producer with Reuters Television and a writer with ABC News in Washington. Schultz lived in Helsinki, Finland, from 1989-1997, working as an an anchor and reporter for the Finnish Broadcasting Co.'s English-language radio service, and as a freelance reporter/producer for CNN International and many other international broadcasters.
Bio: Meyer started working as a photographer in 2004. Since then he has published photographs in TIME, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and The Sunday Times Magazine among many other international newspapers and magazines. He also shoots video and has made documentaries for Guardian Unlimited, Time.com and PBS as well as shooting TV reports. Since 2009, he has been based in Iraq, where apart from doing his own reporting, he am setting up the first Iraqi photography agency, Metrography.