In this edition of The Interview, Fair Observer talks to Sherwin Bryce-Pease, president of the United Nations Correspondents Association. At a time when the credibility and influence wielded by the fourth estate have been questioned by those in power, the mission of organizations like the United Nations Correspondents Association, which fosters good relations with reporters and members of... Continue Reading
Sherwin Bryce-Pease is the UN bureau chief for SABCNEWS and president of the United Nations Correspondents Association. He has interviewed US President Barack Obama at the White House, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, South African Presidents Jacob Zuma, Kgalema Motlanthe and Thabo Mbeki, Chilean President Michelle Bachelet, actor Morgan Freeman, and Nobel laureates Nadine Gordimer and Shirin Ebadi among others. Notable stories he has reported on include President Zuma’s state visits to Jamaica and Cuba, Michael Jackson’s memorial in Los Angeles, the UN Summit on Sustainable Development in Rio de Janeiro, the World Economic Forum in Davos and the Boston Marathon terrorist attack in 2013.