Nicholas Wadhams


Nick Wadhams is a freelance reporter based in Nairobi, Kenya. He was previously United Nations correspondent for The Associated Press.

In eight years with AP, Nick also reported for the Moscow, Denver, and New York bureaus, and was an editor on the foreign desk. He traveled through Chechnya in 1999 and 2000, and was embedded with the U.S. Marines and Army in Iraq in 2005 and 2006.

Before joining AP, Nick was a reporter for an English-language newspaper in Vladivostok, Russia. He grew up in Burlington, Vermont, and graduated from Pomona College in Claremont, California in 1997.