Nick Paton Walsh Biography
Nick Paton Walsh is a British award-winning journalist currently serving as the Senior International correspondent with CNN.
He has also served as CNN’s Kabul correspondent and an Asian and Foreign affairs correspondent for Channel 4 News. Paton was previously working as the Moscow correspondent for The Guardian newspaper.
Nick Paton Walsh Age
Nick was born on November 26, 1977, in Guildford, United Kingdom. The journalist is 45 years old as of 2022.
Nick Paton Walsh Height
Paton stands at a height of 6 feet and is of Average body weight.
Nick Paton Walsh Family
Paton was born and raised in Guildford, Surrey. There is no information regarding his parents since he has not yet disclosed any. Walsh has always preferred to keep his personal life away from the public.
Nick Paton Walsh Married
Paton has not yet disclosed any information about his marital status therefore, it is not known if he is married or not. Paton prefers to keep his personal life private and separate from his professional life. However, this information will be updated once it is available.
Nick Paton Walsh Jill Paton Walsh
Nick and Jill Paton Walsh are usually mistaken for having relations. However, the two are not in any way related rather, they only share the same name. Jill Paton was a Novelist and children’s book author. She died at the age of 83 on October 18, 2020.
Nick Paton Walsh Education
Nick attended Epsom College a boarding independent school located in Epsom, Surrey. After graduating from high school, he joined University College London.
Nick Paton Walsh CNN
In 2011, Paton became CNN’s correspondent in Pakistan. While there, he covered the death of Osama bin Laden. He also covered President Barack Obama’s speech about the withdrawal of America’s troops from Afghanistan. Paton also reported on Libya’s declaration of liberty after Gaddafi was eliminated. He reported this news from Benghazi.
Nick became CNN’s correspondent in Kabul in September. In 2012, Paton moved to Beirut where he covered the civil war in Syrian. He also reported on multiple stories from Aleppo including; a 4-year-old girl hit by a sniper, Aleppo airstrikes, and the aftermath of an airstrike on a family home.
In addition, he reported on the family of the alleged Boston Bombers from Dagestan. In September 2006, he joined Channel Four News at ITN as a foreign affairs correspondent. He was able to cover the Iraq surge from Washington and Baghdad. He also reported on child soldiers in the Central African Republic; and climate change in Tajikistan.
In London, Paton was able to uncover multiple stories including the British use of incendiary bombs in Afghanistan. In 2008, during the elections in Zimbabwe, Paton served as the undercover correspondent for the programme. Paton also reported on the war between Georgia and Russia in July 2008.
Walsh moved to Bangkok in September 2008 as an Asian correspondent. In 2009, Walsh and his team from Channel Four News were deported from Sri Lanka for reporting on allegations from the United Nations about sexual abuse in camps of those internally displaced there. The same year, he covered the presidential election crisis in Afghanistan.
While still in Pakistan, he was able to report on the Taliban’s infiltration of Karachi, and the military’s campaign to take Bajaur. In addition, he has had several interviews with Taliban leaders Mansoor Dadullah and Mullah Nasir. While in China, he covered worked on vigilante murders and economics.
Nick Paton The Guardian
Paton started his newspaper career in 1999 when he joined The Observer newspaper. While in college, he ran the Guardian’s “Me and My Motor” column. He first joined The Observer as a researcher. He covered the popular revolutions in Georgia, Ukraine, and Kyrgyzstan together with their failure in Azerbaijan and Belarus.
Paton was the only correspondent during the brutal hostage crisis at Middle School Number One. He also helped with breaking the story of the disciplining of Craig Murray who was the British Ambassador to Uzbekistan. Paton also secured the ambassador’s first interview with the Guardian and Channel Four News. The same year, he won the Lorenzo Natali Prize for human rights.
Nick Paton Walsh Salary
Details about Nick’s salary are still under review and will be updated as soon as they are available. As a CNN correspondent, it is obvious that Walsh gets a decent annual salary.
Nick Paton Walsh Net Worth
Paton’s net worth is estimated to be in the range of $1 million – $10 million. There are no exact details about his net worth. Paton has obtained all his wealth from his successful career as a journalist.