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. Falling Oil Prices Could Spell Serious Trouble

    Posted by - Dominic Waghorn, US Correspondent. But the precipitous drop in oil prices on what they called Black Friday last month has been painful all the same. Like everyone else he has seen the value of the black gold his ...

  2. CIA's Improvised Interrogation Was Amateurish

    Posted by - Dominic Waghorn, US Correspondent, Washington. Whatever the Senate "torture" report claims the CIA did to its detainees, the most damning conclusion may be this: it didn't work. Zero actionable intelligence was extracted from detainees, according to the ...

  3. Ferguson: Racial Tensions Have Deep Roots

    Posted by - Dominic Waghorn, US Correspondent. "They have deep roots in many communities of colour who have a sense that our laws are not always being enforced uniformly or fairly." Understanding those frustrations is key to understanding Ferguson and the ...

  4. Firearms Charges Ahead Of Ferguson Ruling

    Posted by - Dominic Waghorn, US Correspondent, Ferguson. Brandon Orlando Baldwin and Olajuwon Davis are suspected of purchasing two pistols from a firearms dealer under false pretences. Three protesters were arrested as skirmishes broke out in Ferguson for a third night ...

  5. Ferguson Pipe Bomb Suspects Held In FBI Sting

    Posted by - Dominic Waghorn, US Correspondent, Ferguson. Brandon Orlando Baldwin and Olajuwon Davis, alleged members of the Black Panther group, are suspected of purchasing two pistols from a firearms dealer under false pretenses. Skirmishes have broken out in Ferguson for ...

  6. Ferguson Pipe Bomb Plotters Caught In FBI Sting

    Posted by - Dominic Waghorn, US Correspondent, Ferguson. Brandon Orlando Baldwin and Olajuwon Davis, alleged members of the Black Panther group, were apprehended during an FBI sting and are accused of buying pipe bombs. It is believed their attack was going ...

  7. Ferguson Grand Jury Rumour Mill In Overdrive

    Posted by - Dominic Waghorn, US Correspondent, Ferguson. Brandon Orlando Baldwin and Olajuwon Davis were apprehended during an FBI sting and are accused of buying pipe bombs. Both men are alleged members of the Black Panthers, a local militant group. The ...

  8. Ferguson On 'Copwatch' Amid Protest Fears

    Posted by - Dominic Waghorn, US Correspondent. If Wilson is not indicted many fear a repeat of the violent protests that convulsed the town in August. As tensions rise ahead of the ruling, six people were arrested on Wednesday night during ...

  9. Ferguson Anxiously Awaits Michael Brown Ruling

    Posted by - Dominic Waghorn, US Correspondent. At Metro Shooting supplies, Bridgeton, sales of guns are three times what they would normally be at this time of year. Bookings for the gun range are double the norm. Its owner John Stephenson ...

  10. US Midterm Elections: Bitter Fight For Senate

    Posted by - Dominic Waghorn, US Correspondent, Raleigh, North Carolina. Unprecedented amounts of money have been thrown at campaigns fuelling a vitriolic hatefest of advertising. In North Carolina alone, more than 10,000 ads have been produced, most of them negative ...

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