Philip Reeves

International Correspondent, Islamabad, Pakistan

Philip Reeves is an award-winning international correspondent covering Pakistan and Afghanistan.

Reeves has spent two and half decades working as a journalist overseas, reporting from a wide range of places including the former Soviet Union, the Middle East and Asia.

He is a member of the NPR team that won highly prestigious Alfred I. duPont–Columbia University and George Foster Peabody awards for coverage of the conflict in Iraq. Reeves has been honored several times by the South Asian Journalists' Association.

Reeves has been covering South Asia for more than 10 years. He has traveled widely in Pakistan and India, taking NPR listeners on voyages along the Ganges River and the ancient Grand Trunk Road.

Reeves joined NPR in 2004, after 17 years as a international correspondent for the British daily newspaper, The Independent. During the early stages of his career, he worked for BBC radio and television after training on the Bath Chronicle newspaper in western Britain.

Over the years, Reeves has covered a wide range of stories - from Boris Yeltsin's erratic presidency, the economic rise of India, the rise and fall of Pakistan's General Pervez Musharraf, conflicts in Gaza and the West Bank, Chechnya, Iraq, Afghanistan and Sri Lanka.

Reeves holds a degree in English Literature from Cambridge University. His family originates from Christchurch, New Zealand.

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Trump Places Sanctions On 13 Venezuelan Officials

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Millions Of Venezuelans Reject Plans To Retool The Constitution

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Venezuela's Opposition To Vote On Symbolic Referendum Against Consitution Rewrite

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Fernando Rojas has spent his life living by a large lake in central Chile. About seven years ago it began to shrink, and now most of the water is gone. He holds a photo taken when the lake was full. Philip Reeves/NPR hide caption

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In Chile, Many Regard Climate Change As The Greatest External Threat

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Brazilian Ex-President Convicted Of Corruption

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Brazil's Former President Lula Sentenced To Prison For Corruption

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In Santiago, Chile, Searching For A Drink That Makes You Weak At The Knees

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In Brazil, Some Inmates Are Using A Novel Way To Get Out Of Prison Earlier

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Brazil's President Remains Defiant As His Corruption Trial Begins

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Brazilians Adore Top Prosecutor After He Exposes Massive Corruption Web

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Musicians Lead Protest Against Brazil's President

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On A Steep Venezuelan Hill, Mudslides Can Be Deadly

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Brazil's President Is Defiant Over Hush Money Allegations

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Brazil's Supreme Court Launches Corruption Probe Into President

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