HAMILTON WENDE 

Agent: Tom Witcomb

Hamilton Wende is a US-born journalist based in South Africa.  He is a seasoned war correspondent who has covered some 20 different conflicts around the globe all over Africa, the Middle East, Iraq and Afghanistan.  

Most recently he was the on-the-ground story producer in 2012 for a five part series on the US Marines’ last major fighting season of the Afghan War known as ‘Battleground Afghanistan’ in the US and ‘Battleground Brothers’ on the international market.

You can see links to footage he shot and to the episodes he helped script for Nat Geo here and here.

Wende is the author of eight books: ARABELLA; THE MOON AND A MAGIC MONGONGO NUT; ONLY THE DEAD; HOUSE OF WAR; THE KING'S SHILLING; DEADLINES FROM THE EDGE: IMAGES OF WAR FROM CONGO TO AFGHANISTAN; TRUE NORTH: AFRICAN ROADS LESS TRAVELLED; THE QUAGGA'S SECRET and MSIMANGU'S WORDS (co-written).