Ian Woods was born and educated in Belfast. He moved to England to study at Warwick University, and started work as a journalist in 1984, later joining BBC TV where he presented East Midlands Today in Nottingham. Since 1995 he's worked for Sky News, including spells as Sports Editor, United States Correspondent, Australia Correspondent, and is currently a Senior Correspondent reporting both domestic and international news. Surviving Execution is his first book.
An important book. * Susan Sarandon, Oscar-winner: Best Actress for DEAD MAN WALKING * There's no doubt in my mind that Ian Woods played a part in saving the life of Richard Glossip. This is a revealing insight into American injustice, and a powerful human story too. * Sister Helen Prejean, Author of DEAD MAN WALKING * A must read. Ian Woods' work is what objective journalism is all about - telling difficult truths about the barbarism of capital punishment, and telling them brilliantly. * Clive Stafford Smith OBE, Death Penalty campaigner and author of Bad Men * Compelling... Richard Glossip's case stands for everything that is wrong with the death penalty in the United States today. This is a captivating account of his fight for truth. * Sir Richard Branson *