Edmund Sanders became Jerusalem Bureau Chief in December 2009. Previously he spent four years as Nairobi Bureau Chief covering Somalia, Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo. After working for the Los Angeles Times in Washington D.C., he joined the Foreign Desk in 2003 as Baghdad correspondent. He won a 2000 National Headliners Award for stories on financial privacy and shared the 2007 U.N. Correspondents Association print-reporting prize for work on Darfur.