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. Midterms May Bring Power Shift But Little Change

    Posted by - Dominic Waghorn, US Correspondent, Washington. All 435 seats in the US House of Representatives are up for grabs but no one expects the Republicans to lose control. The interesting battle is over the Senate. Every two years, a ...

  2. US Midterm Elections: Why You Shouldn't Care

    Posted by - Dominic Waghorn, US Correspondent, Washington. All 435 seats in the US House of Representatives are up for grabs but no one expects the Republicans to lose control. The interesting battle is over the Senate. Every two years, a ...

  3. US Midterms Elections: Why You Shouldn't Care

    Posted by - Dominic Waghorn, US Correspondent, Washington. All 435 seats in the US House of Representatives are up for grabs but no one expects the Republicans to lose control. The interesting battle is over the Senate. Every two years, a ...

  4. Obama Under Mounting Pressure To Act On Ebola

    Posted by - Dominic Waghorn, US Correspondent. President Barack Obama on Monday said: "We're also going to be working on protocols to do additional, faster screening both at the source and here in the United States." And yet the agency ...

  5. IS Threatens To Kill American Hostage Next

    Posted by - Dominic Waghorn, US Correspondent. The former soldier appeared at the end of a YouTube clip which showed the killing of Mr Henning by IS, which is also known as ISIS or ISIL. An IS fighter says in the ...

  6. UK To Strike Iraq - But Is Syria The Real Target?

    Posted by - Dominic Waghorn, US Correspondent. There was palpable relief in the delegation travelling with the Prime Minister when I interviewed him earlier. Britain can now play a more aggressive role in the coalition its special relationship partner is building ...

  7. Cameron Ready To Work With Iran To Defeat IS

    Posted by - Dominic Waghorn, US Correspondent. Downing Street says the meeting with Hassan Rouhani is part of efforts to mobilise support against the Islamic State and drop Iran's support for the Assad regime in Syria. The Prime Minister will ...

  8. US Campaign Against IS A Work In Progress

    Posted by - Dominic Waghorn, US Correspondent, Washington. But, strikingly, the country with the biggest border adjacent to Islamic State-conquered territory is not on board. Turkey's unwillingness to sign up to the meeting's final communique is a major blow ...

  9. US Strategy Risks Pushing Sunnis Into IS Arms

    Posted by - Dominic Waghorn, US Correspondent. The man who said the US cannot be on a permanent war footing has just told his nation it could be years to beat this latest threat. But he had no choice. He had ...

  10. Strategy Risks Pushing Sunnis Into IS Arms

    Posted by - Dominic Waghorn, US Correspondent. The man who said the US cannot be on a permanent war footing has just told his nation it could be years to beat this latest threat. But he had no choice. He had ...

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