Prior to joining Al Jazeera, Jack Zahora was a producer and contributor to National Public Radio, with assignments at the White House, US State Department and NPR's bureau in Iraq. He also reported for WDCB radio outside Chicago, Illinois. His work focuses on Eastern Europe and the Americas, specifically US foreign policy. Educated in at the George Washington University, he holds a BA in International Affairs that focused on Russian and Eastern European politics. He's the winner of a 2009 White House News Photographers Association "Eyes of History" award.