Richard Paddock


Richard C. Paddock leads the Round Earth Media program’s project in Thailand. Paddock is an award-winning foreign correspondent who reports on Southeast Asia for The New York Times. Now based in Bangkok, he has reported from 50 countries on five continents during 16 years overseas. Among previous assignments, he was bureau chief for The Los Angeles Times in Moscow and Jakarta and a senior correspondent for The Wall Street Journal in Southeast Asia. He also worked as a San Francisco correspondent for The Los Angeles Times and as an editor and reporter at the Center for Investigative Reporting in Berkeley. A California native, he shared in an Emmy Award for investigative reporting given to PBS NewsHour for a story on hazardous underwater gold mining in the Philippines, an Overseas Press Club award for coverage of overseas Filipino workers and two Pulitzer Prizes awarded to The Los Angeles Times for breaking news.

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