Nick Paton Walsh Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Wife, CNN, Net Worth, and Salary

Nick Paton Walsh Biography

Nick Paton Walsh is a British journalist, working for CNN in Atlanta, Georgia serving as a news reporter, correspondent, and Writer since March 2011. Previously, Nick Paton was working as a Netowk’s Kabul correspondent.

Nick Paton Walsh Age

Walsh is 44 years old as of 2022. He was born on November 26, 1977, in Guildford, Surrey, United Kingdom.

Nick Paton Walsh Height

Walsh stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches tall.

Nick Paton Walsh Family

Walsh has managed to keep his personal life away from the limelight hence he has not disclosed any information about his parents. It is also not known if he has any siblings.

Nick Paton Walsh’s Wife

Walsh is very private about his personal life therefore it is not known if he is in any relationship. There are also no rumors of him being in any past relationship with anyone.

Nick Paton Walsh’s Net Worth

Walsh has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million-$7Million which he has earned through his successful career as a news reporter, correspondent, and Writer.

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Nick Paton Walsh’s Salary

He earns an annual salary ranging from $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.

Nick Paton Walsh Education

Walsh graduated from a boarding Independent school Epsom college in Surrey. Later he enrolled at the University College London.

Nick Paton Walsh’s Career

Walsh works for CNN based in New York, serving as a correspondent. While on the network, Nick has reported from Venezuela undercover as its crisis unfolded, revealing key details in 2019. Moreover, he has reported on the hugely profitable drug routes that run north through the embattled country, enriching its military and elite.

Additionally, he interviewed foreign minister Javad Zarif in Iran, whose threat of “all-out war” if Iran was attacked made headlines across the world. Walsh broke a series of stories on the shelved US withdrawal from Syria and also reported on the Turkish incursion into Kurdish-held areas of Syria.

Moreover, Paton has reported from the Amazon rainforest as it experienced its worst fires in at least a decade. In 2018, he won an Eppy award for his reporting on gang violence in El Salvador. On top of that in 2017 he received another award for CNN’s ‘Midway Island’ report on plastic pollution in the Pacific.

In Russia, Walsh reported the expansion of the fighting into Donetsk,  and the Russian-backed invasion of Ukraine. Additionally, he was the first western reporter into Debaltseve in 2015 when the key city fell to separatists.

Nick Paton Walsh Dagestan

In 2013, Paton reported in the aftermath of the 2013 Boston bombings, in Dagestan. Where he interviewed the family of the Tsarnaev brothers and established some of the first links to militants there. Moreover, Paton has reported on natural disasters in the Caribbean and the Philippines. He moved to Syria in the same year to follow the rise of ISIS, from the first moment to its spread in Libya and Afghanistan. Due to their fall in Mosul over three years later, and their final collapse in Raqqa in late 2017.

Furthermore, Walsh was first for CNNN from Pakistan serving as a correspondent reporting liver from Abbottabad in March 2011. He covered the death of Osama Bin Laden, where he obtained exclusive video from inside the al-Qaeda leader’s compound. In addition to that, he broke the story that a courier’s cell phone signal had led American troops there.

Nick Paton Walsh UK’s Channel Four News

Prior to joining CNN, Nick was working in Asia for the UK’s Channel Four News. While at the station he gained rare access to a tiny and isolated American outpost near the Pakistani border – COP Keating. Which was overrun by insurgents and covered the 2009 presidential election crisis. Before that, Nick was a foreign affairs correspondent at Channel Four News in Asia. While at the station he secured a rare and exclusive interview with the Russian alleged arms dealer Viktor Bout.

Moreover, his team’s reports on alleged human rights abuses in Sri Lanka at the end of the civil war led to their forced deportation from the country. Furthermore, Paton was the Moscow Correspondent for the Guardian newspaper during the rise of Vladimir Putin from 2002 to 2006. Additionally, he reported both on the Beslan school hostage crisis and the Dubrovka theatre siege. He was working alongside the revolutions in Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, and Ukraine and developments from the troubled North Caucasus.

Nick Paton Walsh Awards

Paton Walsh received Amnesty International’s Gaby Rado Award for a reporter at the start of their career in 2006 for his work in the former Soviet Union.  In addition, he also won the British Press Awards for Young Journalist of the Year in 2000, aged 22, and their television award for his work in Sri Lanka in 2010. Nick won the 2018 David Kaplan Award from the Overseas Press Club for his reporting on the fall of ISIS for his work in Syria and Iraq.

He also received two News Emmy Awards in 2018 for ‘The Fall of Raqqa’, two Edward R. Murrow Awards in 2013, and one in 2018. Moreover, he won three Peabody Awards for CNN’s coverage in Syria in 2012, for its ISIS reporting in 2016, and for the network’s coverage of the fall of ISIS in Iraq and Syria in 2018. Lastly, he was awarded the Emmy in 2013 for Outstanding Writing of his script in Syria and Afghanistan.

Nick Paton Walsh Social Media Platforms

He is active on his social media accounts and is often seen posting on his Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. He has over 200 followers on Instagram, over 300 followers on Facebook, and over 26k followers on his Twitter accounts.

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