Jeremy Scahill is an investigative reporter, war correspondent and author of the international bestselling books Dirty Wars: The World Is a Battlefield and Blackwater: The Rise of the World’s Most Powerful Mercenary Army. He has reported from Afghanistan, Iraq, Somalia, Yemen, Nigeria, the former Yugoslavia and elsewhere across the globe. Scahill has served as the National Security Correspondent for The Nation magazine and Democracy Now!.
Scahill’s work has sparked several Congressional investigations and won some of journalism’s highest honors. He was twice awarded the prestigious George Polk Award, in 1998 for foreign reporting and in 2008 for his book Blackwater. In 2013 he was a recipient of the Donald Windham-Sandy M. Campbell literature prize at Yale University.
Scahill is a producer and writer of the award-winning film Dirty Wars, which premiered at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival and has been nominated for an Academy Award. He is currently an editor with Laura Poitras and Glenn Greenwald at Pierre Omidyar’s new media project, The//Intercept, a publication of First Look Media.
Jeremy Scahill elsewhere on Lannan.orgJeremy Scahill, 2007, (Literary: Awards, Fellowships, and Grants)
Tom Engelhardt with Jeremy Scahill, 2011, (Events)
Jeremy Scahill with Tom Engelhardt, 2013, (Events)
Jeremy Scahill Lannan Podcast EpisodesTom Engelhardt with Jeremy Scahill, 2 Feb 2011 - Audio
Tom Engelhardt, Reading, 2 February 2011 - Video
Tom Engelhardt in conversation with Jeremy Scahill, 2 Feb 2011 - Video
Jeremy Scahill with Tom Engelhardt, 30 October – Audio
Jeremy Scahill with Tom Engelhardt, Talk, 30 October 2013 – Video
Jeremy Scahill with Tom Engelhardt, Conversation, 30 October 2013 – Video
Jeremy Scahill around the WebScahill on "The Nation"
"Dirty Wars" article in "The Guardian"
Additional Photos of the 30 October 2013 Event on Flickr
Scahill and Greenwald on Democracy Now!