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Karl Vick

Karl Vick

Istanbul bureau chief, Washington Post

Vick was born in Little Falls, Minnesota and studied journalism at the University of Minnesota, Twin cities. He began his reporting career at the Minneapolis Star in 1978, later becoming a TV critic at the newspaper. He worked for 13 years at the St. Petersburg Times as a television columnist, state reporter and Washington, D.C. correspondent. Since 1994, he was worked at the Washington Post in a number of reporting roles including metropolitan reporter, Style section reporter and has held foreign correspondent postings in Nairobi, Baghdad (where he ran the Post’s bureau) and Istanbul. Over the course of his overseas postings, he has covered the terrorist bombings in Africa, the Ethiopia-Eritrea War, the conflict in the Congo, the fall of Charles Taylor in Liberia and the war in Iraq.

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