Dominic Waghorn

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Dominic Waghorn is based in Washington DC as Sky News US Correspondent. Before his posting to America, Dominic spent five years as Sky’s correspondent in the Middle East.

In his years in the Middle East Dominic covered the Arab Spring, two wars and the Haiti earthquake. He was among the first western journalists to enter Libya, days after the rout of Gadaffi forces in the east, dispatching a number of revelatory exclusives from Benghazi and the road to Ras Lanuf.

Dominic was also part of Sky’s award-winning team that covered the Egyptian revolution, from the outbreak of protests and the Friday of Rage to the downfall of Hosni Mubarak and the immediate aftermath. Dominic was the first British journalist to re-enter Gaza after Hamas’ violent takeover in 2007. He also won newspaper plaudits for his coverage of the 2009 Gaza conflict.

Dominic was formerly Sky News Asia Correspondent based in China.

His journalism has won numerous awards including RTS Television Journalist of the Year and News Item of the Year in 2007 for a series of investigative stories in China and South East Asia.

The same work won him Foreign Press Association Journalist of the Year award, One World Media Journalist of the Year and a Golden Nymph for Best TV News Item at the Monte Carlo TV Festival, as well as silver and gold at the New York Festival.

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Articles by Dominic Waghorn

  1. Hostage Deaths Highlight America's Rescue Woes

    Posted by - Dominic Waghorn, US Correspondent. By way of illustration, it has emerged that a German who was kidnapped in 2012 at the same time as Mr Lo Porto was rescued by German special forces two years later. Britain's ...

  2. Marco Rubio Faces Uphill Race For White House

    Posted by - Dominic Waghorn, US Correspondent, Sky News. He's young, telegenic, Hispanic and firmly in the middle of the road of Republican politics. All useful qualities in appealing to voters beyond the party. His power base is Florida, a ...

  3. Law Targets Abuse Of Native American Women

    Posted by - Dominic Waghorn, US Correspondent. Reservations should be refuges for Native Americans, but for decades their isolation and anomalies in the law have also made them havens for sexual predators. It's thought that a third of Native American ...

  4. Iran May Run Centrifuges At Fortified Site

    Posted by - Dominic Waghorn, US Correspondent. US officials are reportedly considering the proposal as talks with Teheran approach their self-imposed end-of-March deadline. Negotiators are said to be considering a quid pro quo allowing Iran to keep hundreds of centrifuges at ...

  5. Ted Cruz White House Bid: Mission Impossible?

    Posted by - Dominic Waghorn, US Correspondent, Sky News. Ted Cruz is young, Hispanic and has a devoted following, all important qualities for Republicans hoping to win in 2016.  He is not, however, likely to be successful.  The New York Times ...

  6. Starbucks' Race Relations Campaign Disaster

    Posted by - Sky News US Team. For the last few days that is how Starbucks has encouraged customers to order their coffee.  It has not gone well. The company has been sucked in, chewed up and spat out by a ...

  7. Netanyahu Victory Earns Only Rebuke From US

    Posted by - Dominic Waghorn, US Correspondent. If he retains power, as seems likely, there won't have been an Israeli prime minister more at odds with a US president in the history of the Jewish state.  Israel can no longer ...

  8. Netanyahu Victory May Leave Israel Isolated

    Posted by - Dominic Waghorn, US Correspondent, Sky News. If he retains power, as seems likely, there won't have been an Israeli prime minister more at odds with a US president in the history of the Jewish State.  Israel can ...

  9. Ferguson's Bullyboy Racists In Police Uniform

    Posted by - Dominic Waghorn, US Correspondent, Sky News. A predominantly white police force is documented acting with tyrannical disregard for even its own principles, let alone the law. Women are tasered for refusing to remove bracelets while in custody. A ...

  10. Three Key Moments In Netanyahu-Obama Fallout

    Posted by - Dominic Waghorn, US Correspondent. January this year: President Barack Obama has just given an upbeat State of the Union address. Infuriating if you are Republican. Doesn't he realise they won the recent midterm elections? In that speech ...

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