Search - List of Books by Martin Fletcher
Martin Fletcher was NBC News' Middle East correspondent and Tel Aviv Bureau chief. He left NBC News after 32 years and intends to work on his third book (and first novel).
Total Books: 22
Born in London, graduated from the University of Bradford in 1970.Worked as a French and German interpreter for the Common Market.Began career as a television news programming writer for VisNews in the UK in 1970. He joined the BBC, writing on the main evening news program, the 9 o'clock News, until returning to Visnews after teaching himself to be a news cameraman. After four years in Belgium, Israel and Rhodesia he joined NBC News.Started with NBC News as a cameraman in 1977, began Tel Aviv assignment as network correspondent in 1982. Added Bureau Chief to his duties in 1996.Has received five Emmy awards for his work on the first Palestinian uprising, the second Palestinian uprising, Rwanda, Kosovo, and trauma medicine in Israel. He has received numerous other awards including the television pulitzer, the duPont from Columbia university, five Overseas Press Club awards, several Edward R. Murrows awards, a Hugo gold medal for a documentary on Israel which he shared with other NBC staffers, and an award from the Royal Society of Television in Britain.He is the author of "Breaking News," published in New York by St. Martin's Press in 2008. It has received universal recognition as one of the best books ever on the work of a foreign correspondent. His second book, "Walking Israel: A Personal Search for the Soul of a Nation," was published in October, 2010.