Journalist most famous for his time as CNN's senior international correspondent based in Hong Kong. He has earned widespread praise for his coverage of Hong Kong's Umbrella Revolution, the U.S. invasion of Iraq, the Arab Spring and more.
He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in international relations from Brown University.
He won the News & Documentary Emmy Award for Outstanding Coverage of a Breaking News Story in a Newscast in 2011 and 2012.
He has a younger sister and a younger brother.
He reported on the fall of former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak.