- Trip: Gatekeepers China 2010
- Affiliation during program: National Public Radio
- Country: China
- Year: 2010
Stuart Seidel is the deputy managing editor for news for National Public Radio. He oversees the day-to-day news gathering operations of NPR News, including the work of all of the editors and reporters on NPR’s national, science, foreign, culture and Washington desks. From 2000 to 2008, he was senior editor of NPR’s “Weekend Edition Sunday.” Before joining NPR, he worked at Newsweek, United Press International and the Burlington (Vermont) Free Press. His work has taken him to more than 30 states and more than 40 countries on five continents to report stories including the negotiations to end the war in Vietnam, the Jonestown mass murders and suicides, the Three Mile Island nuclear accident, national political conventions and presidential campaigns, the winter and summer Olympics, the explosion of the Space Shuttle Challenger, the Middle East shuttle diplomacy of then-President Jimmy Carter, the war in Grenada, the shooting of Pope John Paul II, the assassination of Egyptian President Anwar Sadat, the impeachment of President Bill Clinton, the Unabomber Theodore Kaczynski and the genocide in Rwanda.