Sudarsan Raghavan

Sudarsan Raghavan is The Washington Post’s Africa bureau chief. Previously, he was based in Madrid and reported from the Middle East and Europe. From August 2006 to April 2009, he covered the Iraq war and was The Post’s Baghdad bureau chief. He joined the paper in 2005 after working at Knight Ridder, The Philadelphia Inquirer and Newsweek. Raghavan has reported from more than 50 countries and 20 conflict zones on five continents. His professional honors include the George Polk Award, three Overseas Press Club Awards and the Livingston Award for international reporting. This is his third posting in Africa.