Christian is a senior investigative reporter for ProPublica, a non-profit investigative news organization. Before joining ProPublica in 2008, he was a reporter for 11 years at the Los Angeles Times, where his assignments included coverage of the 2000 presidential campaign and three years as a bureau chief responsible for 10 countries in South and Central America. Earlier in his career he worked for the San Francisco Chronicle and the St. Petersburg Times. T. has covered four wars and reported from more than two dozen countries. He has won the Selden Ring Award for investigative journalism, the Livingston Award for the best journalist under age 35, the Overseas Press Club Award (with colleague Ken Silverstein) for best reporting on a business topic, the John B. Oakes Award for environmental journalism, and numerous local reporting prizes. His book "Blood Money: Wasted Billions, Lost Lives and Corporate Greed in Iraq," published in 2006, was described by The Washington Post as an “indispensable” book on the Iraq war and its aftermath.