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Paul Workman

Washington Bureau Chief

Acclaimed journalist Paul Workman helms CTV National News’ U.S. coverage from Washington. He took up this post in January of 2009.

Starting in 2007, Workman lead CTV's extensive coverage of news events in South Asia, including the ongoing efforts of the Canadian troops in Afghanistan, the assassination of Benazir Bhutto and the fall of Pakistan’s former President Gen. Pervez Musharraf.

Contributing more than 30 years to Canadian journalism, Workman has a wealth of experience and has covered a multitude of national and international news events. Reporting from locations throughout Canada, the U.S., Europe and Asia, Workman has covered notable news events including war in the Middle East, the revolutionary changes in Eastern Europe and the tragic death of Princess Diana.

Previously, Workman was a foreign correspondent for CBC News, based first in Jerusalem and then Paris. He witnessed nearly two decades of change and conflict—two wars in Iraq, the early peace accords between the Palestinians and the Israelis and the fall of the Taliban in Afghanistan. Other career highlights include riding into Kosovo with Canadian forces and celebrating with Germans as the Berlin Wall came down and Communism collapsed.

Workman won a Gemini in 1997 in the Best Reportage category and has been nominated six times for Geminis for reporting.

Workman, who studied journalism at Ryerson, is fluently bilingual and has done a great deal of documentary work over the years.

Television Experience and Career Highlights:

  • Gemini Award for Best Reportage, 1997