Ignatius has won numerous awards including the 2000 Gerald Loeb Award for Commentary and a 2004 Edward Weintal certificate for international reporting. He also received the Urbino World Press Award in 2010 and the International Center for Journalists’ Founders Award for Lifetime Achievement. He has served as Executive Editor of the International Herald Tribune. In addition to his column, Ignatius is co-moderator, with Newsweek’s Fareed Zakaria, of PostGlobal, an experiment in online journalism. PostGlobal links the top journalists and commentators around the world in a continuous online discussion of important news.
He has written eight novels including most recently “Bloodmoney” (2011) and “Body of Lies” a best-seller, adapted into a film staring Leonardo DiCaprio and Russell Crowe.