Christiane Amanpour

Christiane Amanpour

Anchor, 'This Week with Christiane Amanpour'
Biography

Christiane Amanpour is the global affairs anchor for ABC News, providing international analysis of important issues of the day for ABC News programs and platforms, and... Read More »

Christiane Amanpour is the global affairs anchor for ABC News, providing international analysis of important issues of the day for ABC News programs and platforms, and anchoring primetime documentaries on international subjects, as well as host of "Amanpour" and chief international correspondent for CNN International. Previously, Amanpour anchored ABC's Sunday morning political affairs program, "This Week," from August 2010 to December 2011.

Her illustrious career in journalism spans three decades. When she became an international correspondent for CNN in 1990, her first major assignment was covering the Gulf War. She has since reported from the world's major hotspots, including Afghanistan, Iraq, Iran, Pakistan, Somalia, Israel, the Palestinian territories, Asia, Rwanda, the Balkans, and the U.S. during Hurricane Katrina. She has interviewed most of the top world leaders over the past two decades, including securing the only interview with Hosni Mubarak and an exclusive with Muammar Ghadafi during the Arab Spring.

Amanpour has received every major broadcast award, including an inaugural Television Academy Award, nine News and Documentary Emmys, four George Foster Peabody Awards, two George Polk Awards, three duPont-Columbia Awards, the Courage in Journalism Award, an Edward R. Murrow Award and nine honorary degrees. In 2011, Amanpour received a Giants in Broadcasting award and was the 2011 recipient of the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism from Arizona State University. She is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a commander of the most excellent order of the British empire and a honorary citizen of Sarajevo.

Amanpour was born in London and spent part of her childhood in Tehran, Iran. She graduated summa cum laude from the University of Rhode Island with a B.A. in journalism.

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Surprising Images of Life in Africa
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Apr 13, 2013 09:22 AM Blog Entry from News Christiane Amanpour, ABC News
Before Constitution, Magna Carta, the Cyrus Cylinder Was Model of Tolerance
. Christiane Amanpour sat down with MacGregor at the Smithsonian's Sackler Gallery in Washington, D.C
Mar 29, 2013 04:50 PM Blog Entry from News Christiane Amanpour, ABC News
Boston Bombing Shatters Chinese Family's Dreams for Daughter
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Apr 25, 2013 05:32 PM Blog Entry from News Christiane Amanpour, ABC News
Hugo Chavez Death and Venezuela's Future
Wilson Center, in an interview with Christiane Amanpour. "Any successor would have to prove he's
Mar 06, 2013 11:40 AM Blog Entry from News Christiane Amanpour, ABC News
No Exit: Inside Look at a Prison Camp in North Korea
harsher, according to journalist and author Blaine Harden in an interview with Christiane Amanpour
Mar 14, 2013 07:54 AM Blog Entry from News Christiane Amanpour, ABC News
Oscar Nominee '5 Broken Cameras' a Personal Story of Palestinian Struggle
Burnat and Davidi sat down for an interview with Christiane Amanpour ahead of the Academy Awards ceremony on Feb. 24. "I'm very excited to be nominated and it's an honor," said Burnat
Feb 21, 2013 11:01 AM Blog Entry from News Christiane Amanpour, ABC News
Could You Live on a Dollar a Day?
Christiane Amanpour
May 10, 2013 05:42 PM Blog Entry from News Christiane Amanpour, ABC News
What American Parents Need to Do Better: Lessons from the Rest of the World
with Christiane Amanpour. Japanese parents allowed their children to get into scrapes, she said, and felt
May 17, 2013 04:37 PM Blog Entry from News Christiane Amanpour, ABC News
Pope Benedict XVI's Successor and Change in the Church
at The Catholic University of America, in an interview with Christiane Amanpour. Instead, Morozowich
Feb 14, 2013 12:09 PM Blog Entry from News Christiane Amanpour, ABC News
Amanpour: McCain's Call to Arms in Syria Has Echoes of Bosnia Genocide
Christiane Amanpour
Mar 05, 2012 07:09 PM Blog Entry from Politics Christiane Amanpour, ABC News
Pope Benedict XVI Visits Cuba
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Mar 27, 2012 05:20 AM Story from International CHRISTIANE AMANPOUR, ABC News
Iran Official Offers 'Permanent Human Monitoring' of Nuclear Sites
Strait of Hormuz or the firing of rockets into Israel. WATCH: Christiane Amanpour Interviews Key
Mar 15, 2012 04:48 PM Story from Blotter CHRISTIANE AMANPOUR, ABC News
Pope Benedict XVI Meets With Fidel Castro in Cuba
CHRISTIANE AMANPOUR and KATIE HINMAN
Mar 27, 2012 11:16 PM Story from International CHRISTIANE AMANPOUR and KATIE HINMAN, ABC News
Cubans, Frozen in Time, Yearn for Freedom
cuba, cuban people, christiane amanpour, nightline, pope, pope benedict, fidel castro, change in cuba, cuba embargo,
Mar 28, 2012 07:40 PM Story from International CHRISTIANE AMANPOUR and KATIE HINMAN, ABC News
Amanpour: Bosnia's Lesson for Syrian Slaughter
Christiane Amanpour's opinion on covering the war in Bosnia.
Apr 06, 2012 11:18 AM Story from International Commentary by Christiane Amanpour, ABC News
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