Nate Thayer is an award-winning freelance investigative journalist and correspondent with 25 years of foreign reporting experience. He has a focus on Asia, and a specialization in modern Cambodian political history. He is a noted expert on the Khmer Rouge and was the first journalist to interview Pol Pot in almost twenty years. He has a current focus on North Korea.
This blog is a work in progress, with a mix of current output and archived published material by Nate Thayer, from over 200 publications and mediums.
Nate Thayer’s reporting has earned him The World Press Award, the British Press Awards Scoop of the Year Award, and the Francis Frost Wood Award for Courage in Journalism, given to a journalist “judged to best exemplify physical or moral courage in the practice of his or her craft.” He was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize by The Wall Street Journal.
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