Ed Vulliamy

Author and Journalist

Ed Vulliamy is the former United States correspondent for The Observer (UK). He has been a newspaper reporter for The Guardian and The Observer for the last ten years, during which time he has covered the Romanian revolution, the fall of the Berlin Wall, the Oklahoma City bombing, the 9/11 attacks, and the outbreak of the war in Iraq in 2003. From 1991-1994, Vulliamy covered the wars in the former Yugoslavia for The Guardian and won several awards for his work. He also filmed a personal television essay for the BBC entitled Bosnia's Last Testament (1993) and recorded a half-hour radio essay on Bosnia for the BBC series "Points of Departure" (1996). In 1995, Vulliamy wrote an award-winning retrospective series of 12 investigative articles entitled "Bosnia: The Secret War." In 1996, he became the first journalist to testify in an international war crimes trial, testifying in three trials at The Hague and for the prosecution of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia.

Vulliamy has won many awards for his journalism, including British Press Awards, International Reporter of the Year (1996); James Cameron Memorial Award for journalistic excellence (1994); and Amnesty International Newspaper Reporter of the Year (1992). He is the author of Seasons in Hell: Understanding Bosnia's War; Sleaze: The Corruption of Parliament (co-authored by David Leigh); and Amexica: War Along the Borderline.

Featured Work

DEC 14, 2010 Podcast

AMEXICA: War Along the Borderline

In a horrific account, Ed Vulliamy describes the ultraviolent, nihilistic narco-traficante culture of the Mexican-American border, a land of drug addicts and cartels.