Author Archives: Al Webb
About Al Webb
Al Webb works as a freelance journalist. In addition to writing for Religion News Service, he covers news and writes features for United Press International and the Washington Times, is an op-ed contributor to the Baltimore Sun and is weekend co-editor at the London bureau of the Voice of America. Previously he was a reporter-writer for 28 years with UPI in North Carolina, Cape Canaveral, and the Houston Space Center. He was a war correspondent in Vietnam, and latterly in Iran, Iraq and Beirut, for UPI and later with U.S. News and World Report. He has also served on news assignments in Hong Kong, Brussels and London, and has worked as a freelance journalist for the past six years. Webb was raised in North Carolina and Tennessee, was educated at Duke University and began his journalist’s career at The Knoxville Journal.