GlobalNewsCentre.com is a news organization dedicated to carrying on the mission of US journalist/author Tim King, the founder of Salem-News.com. Over a ten year period, Tim King built a team of 120 writers in 24 countries who covered a variety of human rights news and developments around the world, with an emphasis on war crimes taking place unchecked throughout the world. Today that work carries on with GlobalNewsCentre.com and its team of writers who hail from all over the world.
Tim King is a former U.S. Marine with twenty five years of experience on the west coast as a television news producer, photojournalist, reporter and assignment editor. In addition to his role as a war correspondent, this Los Angeles native serves as GlobalNewsCentre.com’s Executive News Editor.
Tim spent the winter of 2006/07 covering the war in Afghanistan, and he was in Iraq over the summer of 2008, reporting from the war while embedded with both the U.S. Army and the Marines. Tim holds numerous awards for reporting, photography, writing and editing, including the Oregon AP Award for Spot News Photographer of the Year (2004), first place Electronic Media Award in Spot News, Las Vegas, (1998), Oregon AP Cooperation Award (1991); and several others including the 2005 Red Cross Good Neighborhood Award for reporting.