Deputy Executive Director, Committee to Protect Journalists, USA
Robert Mahoney is the Deputy Executive Director of Committee to Project Journalists. He has worked as a journalist in Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Middle East. He reported on politics and economics for Reuters news agency from Brussels and Paris in the late 1970s, and from Southeast Asia in the early 1980s. Mahoney served as Reuters Jerusalem Bureau Chief from 1990 to 1997, directing print and, later, television coverage of the Palestinian intifada, the Iraqi missile attacks on Israel, the Oslo peace process, and the assassination of Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin. Mahoney worked as the Chief Correspondent in Germany from 1997 to 1999 before moving to London to become the News Editor of politics and general news for Europe, Africa, and the Middle East.