Chris Ayres

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Full name: Chris Ayres

Area of interest: US Culture, esp. Los Angeles / West Coast

Journals/Organisation: The Times

Email: chris.ayres@thetimes.co.uk

Personal website: War reporting for cowards.com

Website: http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/public/profile/Chris-Ayres

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Representation: http://www.hodder.co.uk/authors/author.aspx?AuthorID=26541

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Biography:

About: "Chris Ayres is the west coast correspondent for The Times. Ayres held the positions of media business correspondent and Wall Street correspondent, based in New York, before taking up his current position in L.A. He was an embedded reporter with the United States Marines during the 2003 Iraq War." - Hodder

Education: University of Hull; City University, London

Career: Joined The Times in 1997: Media business correspondent; Wall Street correspondent, based in New York: covered 9/11 attack, was in close proximity to the twin towers as they collapsed; In 2003, became an embedded reporter with the U.S. Marines during the Iraq invasion; currently based in Los Angeles. Also writes occassional columns for The Los Angeles Times and Forbes magazine

Current position/role: West coast correspondent

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Other activities: Author

Disclosures:

Viewpoints/Insight: Between the Lines with Chris Ayres, by Andrea Sachs, Time Magazine, 2nd September 2005

Broadcast media: A feature film of War Reporting for Cowards is being developed, see article in Variety

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Awards/Honours: Nominated for War Reporter of the Year Award, 2004

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Books & Debate:

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  • War reporting for cowards: Between Iraq and a hard place OCLC 253898440, 2005

Latest work: Death by Leisure: A Cautionary Tale OCLC 124963820, 2007

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The Times:

Column name: LA Notebook

Remit/Info: U.S. West coast correspondent

Section: Features

Role: Columnist

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Email: chris.ayres@thetimes.co.uk

Website: http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/public/profile/Chris-Ayres

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Day published: Tuesday

Regularity: Weekly

Column format:

Average length: 500 words

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