Paul Salopek is an American journalist and writer. He is a two-time Pulitzer Prize winner and grew up in central Mexico. Salopek has covered the world for the Chicago Tribune, Foreign Policy, The Atlantic, National Geographic Magazine and more. In January 2013, Salopek embarked on the "Out of Eden Walk", originally planned a 7-year hike along one of the routes taken by the first to emigrate. out of Africa, a transcontinental tour that aims to cover more than 20,000 miles campaign by the National Geographic Society, the Knight Foundation and the Abundance Foundation.
Journalist who received two Pulitzer Prizes, one for Explanatory Reporting and the other for International Reporting covering the continent of Africa.
He was raised in Mexico, though he earned a degree in Environmental Biology from the University of California, Santa Barbara.
He was detained in Sudan while on an assignment for National Geographic in 2006.
His wife Linda joined him on a seven-year walk along the routes taken by early humans who migrated out of Africa.
Both he and Jean Stafford are Pulitzer Prize winners.
- Award recipient of Elijah Lovejoy Parish
- Pulitzer Prize Winner for Interpretation Press
- Journalists are jailed
- Pulitzer Prize for the winners of the international reporting
- The Chicago Tribune
- American newspaper editor
Latest information about Paul Salopek updated on June 16 2021.