Steven Edwards is a freelance writer who formerly covered the United Nations for 13 years as New York bureau chief of Canada's National Post and Postmedia Inc. newspapers. He received award nominations for his reporting on the Haiti earthquake, the presidential assassination that incited the Rwanda genocide and the prosecution of a Canadian "child soldier" at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. He detailed his breaking of the Gennifer Flowers "scandal" in a cover story in Canada's Saturday Night. Born in Britain, where he grew up in Birmingham, he graduated with a B.A. degree from Laval University in Quebec. He speaks English, French and Spanish.