Paul Salopek

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Birthday
9, 1962
Birthplace
California
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
9, 1962 (age 57)
Birthplace
California

About

Journalist who received two Pulitzer Prizes, one for Explanatory Reporting and the other for International Reporting covering the continent of Africa.

Before Fame

He was raised in Mexico, though he earned a degree in Environmental Biology from the University of California, Santa Barbara.

Trivia

He was detained in Sudan while on an assignment for National Geographic in 2006.

Family Life

His wife Linda joined him on a seven-year walk along the routes taken by early humans who migrated out of Africa.

Associated With

Both he and Jean Stafford are Pulitzer Prize winners.