Christiane Amanpour

Christiane Amanpour

Anchor, 'This Week with Christiane Amanpour'
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Christiane Amanpour is the global affairs anchor for ABC News, providing international analysis of important issues of the day for ABC News programs 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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Pope Benedict XVI Visits Cuba
CHRISTIANE AMANPOUR
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
Exclusive: Christiane Amanpour Interviews Saif Gadhafi
Moammar Gadhafi's Son 'Not Afraid,' Says Libyans Are on His Father's Side and Like Americans, for Now
Mar 17, 2011 11:39 PM Story from Nightline CHRISTIANE AMANPOUR, ABC News
Obama to Amanpour: Progress on Nuclear Sanctions Against Iran
Administration Waiting to See if Iran is Willing to Negotiate After Ramadan
Aug 04, 2010 03:56 PM Story from Politics CHRISTIANE AMANPOUR, ABC News
US Special Rep to Afghanistan and Pakistan Weighs in on 'Epic' Floods
this week, christiane amanpour, richard holbrooke, pakistan, flood
Aug 14, 2010 04:42 PM Story from ThisWeek CHRISTIANE AMANPOUR, 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
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
Christiane Amanpour: Retracing Bible's 'Story of a Family'
Amanpour Explores Common Traditions in Judaism, Christianity and Islam
Dec 10, 2012 10:13 AM Story from International Reporter's Notebook by CHRISTIANE AMANPOUR, 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
'My People Love Me': Moammar Gadhafi Denies Demonstrations Against Him Anywhere in Libya
U.S. Exclusive: Christiane Amanpour Sits Down for an Interview With Libya's Embattled Leader
Feb 28, 2011 12:38 PM Story from International REPORTER'S NOTEBOOK By CHRISTIANE AMANPOUR, ABC News
Mubarak: 'If I Resign Today There Will Be Chaos'
for president again, and he told me he felt relief. Christiane Amanpour with President Hosni ... to the Presidential Palace. Christiane Amanpour: 'I Asked If I Could See President Mubarak' We had been granted
Feb 03, 2011 02:18 PM Story from International REPORTER'S NOTEBOOK By CHRISTIANE AMANPOUR, ABC News
Violence Escalates as Gunfire Breaks Out in Cairo Square
, Featuring Exclusive Reporting From Christiane Amanpour, Click Here On Wednesday, after five days ... . Christiane Amanpour: 'A Mob Was Swarming the Door' Tensions erupted on a day that had begun with some
Feb 02, 2011 09:15 AM Story from Politics REPORTER'S NOTEBOOK By CHRISTIANE AMANPOUR, ABC News
Condoleezza Rice Recalls 2007 Mission for Osama bin Laden 'Didn't Materialize'
of 2007, she tells ABC's Christiane Amanpour in an interview scheduled to air Sunday on ' This Week ... interview with Rice can been seen Sunday on ABC's " This Week With Christiane Amanpour ."
May 06, 2011 11:29 AM Story from Politics CHRISTIANE AMANPOUR and EVAN HARRIS, ABC News
Osama Bin Laden's Death Sparks Criticism of Pakistan
Osama bin Laden did not surrender, said White House national security advisor Tom Donilon. In an interview with ABC News' Christiane Amanpour, Donilon said the United States forces made the right
May 08, 2011 09:28 AM Story from Politics CHRISTIANE AMANPOUR and SHERISSE PHAM, ABC News
Reagan Kids Reject GOP Heirs to Father's Conservative Legacy
ronald reagan, michael reagan, patti davis, ron reagan, alzheimers, sarah palin, newt gingrich, 2012, tim pawlenty, republican, conservative, democrats, christiane amanpour, this week, centennial
Feb 07, 2011 04:26 PM Story from Politics CHRISTIANE AMANPOUR and DEVIN DWYER, ABC News
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