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investigative journalist

David Stephenson Rohde, American investigative journalist.


Rohde, David Stephenson was born on August 7, 1967 in Maine, United States.


Attended, Bates College, Lewiston, Maine. Bachelor in History, Brown University, Providence, 1990.


Production secretary ABC News, 1990. Freelance journalist Washington Report/New York Times, 1991—1992. Suburban correspondent Philadelphia Inquirer, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, 1993—1994.

Feature writer, editor, roving National news correspondent Christian Science Monitor, 1993—1994, Eastern Europe correspondent Zagreb, Croatia, 1994—1996. Reporter New York Times, 1996—2002, co-chief South Asia bureau New Delhi, 2002—2005, investigative news reporter, since 2005.


  • Achievements include recognition as the first Western journalist to travel into Bosnian Serb territory to search for evidence of mass graves detained by Serb authorities, prompting 10 days imprisonment in harsh conditions while being interrogated relentlessly and accused of being a spy for Muslims in Bosnia. Managing to escape in June 2009 after seven months in captivity after his abduction outside Kabul, Afghanistan by members of the Taliban.


Married Kristen Mulvihill, 2008.

Kristen Mulvihill