Born on January 12, 1958, in London, England, Christiane Amanpour is considered one of todays leading news correspondents. First gaining notice for her 1985 report on Iran, which won the DuPont Award, Amanpour has won nine Emmy Awards and countless other honors for her work, including a Peabody Award. She is CNNs chief international correspondent and has worked for 60 Minutes since 1998.
Television news reporter, journalist. Born on January 12, 1958, in London, England. Considered one of today’s leading news correspondents, Christiane Amanpour has covered many of the world’s most dangerous conflicts and devastating events. The daughter of an English mother and Iranian father, she spent time in Iran while growing up. As a college student, Amanpour studied journalism.
After receiving a bachelor’s degree from the University of Rhode Island, Christiane Amanpour went to work behind the cameras as an electronic graphics designer at WJAR-TV in Providence. Remaining in…
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