Doug Vogt

Journalist, Award Winner

1959 –


Who is Doug Vogt?

Doug Vogt is a Canadian photojournalist and cameraman. He was born in Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada. He lived 25 years in Europe and presently calls Los Angeles, USA his new home.

Doug Vogt studied Broadcast Journalism at Mount Royal College in Calgary Alberta Canada. He graduated from the college in 1980. Mount Royal College is now known as Mount Royal University.

While on assignment in Iraq for ABC News with anchor Bob Woodruff, Vogt and Woodruff were both severely injured by a roadside bomb. Vogt was struck by shrapnel in the head and suffered other body injuries. He and Woodruff were wearing body armor and protective helmets at the time of the explosion.

Woodruff and Vogt received battlefield surgical treatment at the U.S. Air Force hospital south of Balad, Iraq and were evacuated to the United States Army Medical Command hospital at Landstuhl, Germany on Sunday, January 29. After arriving in the USA they were treated at the Intensive Care Unit at the NNMC in Bethesda, Maryland.

Vogt extensively covered war zones from 1986 until his injury in 2006.

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on July 23, 2013


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