Area of ExpertiseBusiness, sports, politics and war
Paul Waldie is The Globe and Mail’s Europe Correspondent. Since joining The Globe in 1995, he has covered business, sports, politics and war.
Paul has been a reporter and editor for 30 years, taking on everything from the Bre-X gold fraud to the conviction of Conrad Black, the collapse of Lehman Brothers, Britain's departure from the European Union and the war in Ukraine. He's covered three Olympic Games, numerous Wimbledon championships and spent a season with the Winnipeg Jets when the team made its triumphant return to the city in 2011.
As editor of The Globe’s Report on Business section, Paul managed the largest financial newsroom in Canada and was responsible for expanding the paper’s business and investment coverage in print and online.
In 2016, he moved to the UK to cover Britain and Europe. Since February 2022, he has been part of the team of Globe reporters covering Russia's invasion of Ukraine. He has been to Ukraine several times since the start of the war and his work on the refugee crisis has won accolades in Canada, the U.S. and Poland.
Paul has been a regular presence on television and radio. He was a part-time host on Canada’s Business News Network for years and he's a regular contributor to radio outlets in Canada and the UK. He’s won four National Newspaper Awards and been nominated for several other honours. He also wrote a best-selling book on the McCain family called A House Divided.
Along with the Globe, Paul has also worked at the Vancouver Province, the Montreal Gazette, the Financial Post and the National Post where he was national editor.
Why did you become a journalist?
Journalism is about bringing stories and issues to life, through curiousity, humility and sheer determination.
Years in Journalism
Years at The Globe and Mail
Bachelor of Arts, Political Science and Economics, Simon Fraser University
Bachelor of Applied Arts, Journalism, Toronto Metropolitan University
Honours & Awards
Four National Newspaper Awards
Sports Media Award for outstanding sports writing
National Magazine Award, silver medal
Nominated for Michener Award
Finalist in feature category at Online Journalism Awards
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