Lama Hasan

Lama Hasan

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Lama Hasan is an ABC News correspondent based in London since 2010. She reports for all ABC News' broadcasts and platforms, including "World News with Diane Sawyer,"... Read More »

Lama Hasan is an ABC News correspondent based in London since 2010. She reports for all ABC News' broadcasts and platforms, including "World News with Diane Sawyer," "Good Morning America," "This Week" and "Nightline," as well as ABC News Radio, ABC News NOW and ABCNEWS.com.

Recently Hasan covered Italy's deadly Costa Concordia cruise ship disaster and the Amanda Knox trail. In 2011, Hasan's reporting made ABC the first U.S. network on the ground covering the famine in east Africa. Hasan was one of the first reporters on the ground to cover the drought and famine in Somalia and the refugee crisis in Dadaab, Kenya. That same year she covered both the Egyptian and Libyan revolutions extensively, reporting on surface-to-air missile depots left behind for rebels to loot after Gadhafi's army left. She was recognized with the 2011CINE Golden Eagle Award for her contribution to the 20/20 special ''Islam: Answers and Questions.''

Before her current assignment, Hasan was a correspondent based in Cairo, Egypt filing reports across ABC News' broadcasts and platforms. Prior to her post in Cairo, Hasan was a London-based ABC News correspondent and anchor for ABC News NOW, the network's 24-hour digital channel. She anchored the international news program "World View" on ABC News NOW and reported on breaking news events for the network.

Overseas Hasan has covered several major stories, including: the Gaza conflict in January 2009 from the Egyptian side of the border; the H1N1, or swine flu, outbreak from Hong Kong; the war between Israel and Hezbollah in summer 2006 from Jerusalem and Larnaca, Cyprus; the funeral of Pope John Paul II; the Gaza withdrawal from Israel; human trafficking in Moldova; and slavery in Mauritania in northwestern Africa. She has also done extensive reporting on the Arab reaction to the Iraq war.

From 2002-03, Hasan was a field producer for ABC News, traveling on location throughout the Middle East. Previously she worked as a production assistant and a news desk assistant for "World News Tonight" and "Good Morning America," respectively. She began her career at ABC News in August 2000.

Hasan graduated from Queen's College and Mander Portman Woodward and has her graduate degree in management and computer science from the University College London. She is fluent in Arabic.

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Madeleine McCann Cops Search Ground on Hands and Knees
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Madeleine McCann's Parents Mark 7th Anniversary With Fresh Plea
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This Is the Pregnant Woman Sudan Wants to Hang for Marrying a Christian
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May 16, 2014 01:13 PM Blog Entry from News Lama Hasan, ABC News
Two British Reporters Survive Harrowing Ordeal in Syria After Double-Cross
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Ralph Lauren's Niece Fined $2,700 for Foul-Mouth Air Rage
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Madeleine McCann Cops Poised to Make Arrests in Her Disappearance
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Scotland Yard Searches for Local Intruder in Madeleine McCann Case
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Who is Prince Karim Al Husseini Aga Khan?
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Facing Fear of Heights With French Daredevils in Death-Defying Hot Air Balloon Stunt
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Mar 25, 2014 04:00 PM Blog Entry from Travel Lama Hasan, ABC News
Facing Fear of Heights With French Daredevils in Death-Defying Hot Air Balloon Stunt
it's going to be the Flying Frenchies. ABC's Lama Hasan reporting
Mar 21, 2014 10:02 AM Blog Entry from Travel Lama Hasan, ABC News
Kate Middleton's First Official Portrait Unveiled
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Jan 11, 2013 07:51 AM Blog Entry from News Lama Hasan, ABC News
Prince Harry Prefers Afghan War to Tabloid Sniping; Vegas Coverage Not 'Acceptable'
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Jan 20, 2013 09:26 PM Story from International LAMA HASAN, ABC News
Prince Harry's War Games Trigger Backlash
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Jan 23, 2013 08:42 AM Blog Entry from News Lama Hasan, ABC News
Kate Middleton and Prince William's Baby Due in July, Palace Says
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Jan 14, 2013 06:57 AM Story from International LAMA HASAN, ABC News
Speedboat Ran Over Family, 2 Dead, 4 Struggling
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May 06, 2013 02:48 PM Blog Entry from News Lama Hasan, ABC News
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