CHRISTIANE AMANPOUR, CBE
HOST, AMANPOUR, CNN INTERNATIONAL; GLOBAL AFFAIRS ANCHOR, ABC NEWS
Christiane Amanpour, CBE, is CNN’s chief international correspondent and anchor of Amanpour and the global-affairs anchor for ABC News. Her illustrious career in journalism spans three decades. Since becoming an international correspondent for CNN in 1990, Amanpour has reported from the world’s major hotspots, including Iraq, Afghanistan, North Korea, the Palestinian territories, Iran, Sudan, Israel, Pakistan, Somalia, Rwanda, the Balkans, Egypt, Libya, and the U.S. and has interviewed most of the world’s top leaders. Amanpour has earned every major television journalism award including an inaugural Television Academy Award, eleven News and Documentary Emmys, four George Foster Peabody Awards, the Courage in Journalism Award, a Giants of Broadcasting honor from the Library of American Broadcasting, and nine honorary degrees. Amanpour graduated summa cum laude from the University of Rhode Island with a B.A. in journalism.