Paul Waters is an award-winning BBC producer and co-presenter of the We'd Like A Word books and authors podcast, shortlisted for 2020 Books Podcast of the Year. Paul grew up in Belfast during 'the Troubles' and went on to report and produce for BBC TV and radio. His claim to fame is making Pele his dinner. Paul has covered US politics, created a G8 Summit in a South African township, gone undercover in Zimbabwe, conducted football crowds, reported from Swiss drug shooting-up rooms, smuggled a satellite dish into Cuba and produced the World Service's first live coverage of the 9/11 attacks on America. He also taught in Poland, drove a cab in England, busked in Wales, was a night club cook in New York, designed computer systems in Dublin, presented podcasts for Germans and organised music festivals. He lives in Buckinghamshire and has two children.