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... 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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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
Pope Benedict XVI Visits Cuba
CHRISTIANE AMANPOUR
Mar 27, 2012 05:20 AM Story from International CHRISTIANE AMANPOUR, ABC News
Moammar Gadhafi Writes Warm Letter to Obama, Calls Him 'Our Son'
REPORTER'S NOTEBOOK BY CHRISTIANE AMANPOUR
Apr 06, 2011 07:18 PM Story from International REPORTER'S NOTEBOOK BY CHRISTIANE AMANPOUR, ABC News
Egypt: How Amanpour Came to Interview President Hosni Mubarak
Egypt's President Mubarak sits with Christiane Amanpour for an ABC News Exclusive Interview
Feb 02, 2011 03:11 PM Story from International REPORTER'S NOTEBOOK By CHRISTIANE AMANPOUR, ABC News
Amanpour: 'Freedom Fever' Spreading in Middle East
Protesters Shaking off the Shackles of Fear
Feb 17, 2011 08:51 AM Story from International Reporters Notebook by CHRISTIANE AMANPOUR, ABC News
'We Want What You Have: We Want our Freedom'
From Christiane Amanpour, Click Here But when we were in the crowd in Liberation Square earlier ... across Egypt. I am waiting to see if these protests grow bigger. ABC News' Christiane Amanpour
Jan 31, 2011 05:37 PM Story from International REPORTER'S NOTEBOOK By CHRISTIANE AMANPOUR, ABC News
Dawn Breaks on a New Day of Protests in Egypt
of the Crisis in Egypt, Featuring Exclusive Reporting From Christiane Amanpour, Click Here Around ... have questions about the mass protests in Egypt? Submit your questions to Christiane Amanpour HERE.
Feb 03, 2011 07:59 AM Story from International REPORTER'S NOTEBOOK By CHRISTIANE AMANPOUR, ABC News
Christiane Amanpour in Tripoli: Gadhafi Doles Out Cash to the People
Tensions High in Libya's Capital, Citizens Complain About Waits at Banks and Bakeries
Feb 28, 2011 08:35 AM Story from International REPORTER'S NOTEBOOK By CHRISTIANE AMANPOUR, ABC News
Suleiman: 'Egypt Will Not Be Anything Like Tunisia'
In an Exclusive Interview with ABC's Christiane Amanpour, Egypt's Vice President Omar Suleiman Says Mubarak has No Plans To Flee Egypt
Feb 03, 2011 06:59 PM Story from International REPORTER'S NOTEBOOK By CHRISTIANE AMANPOUR, ABC News
Amanpour in Egypt: Suleiman Offers Concessions to Muslim Brotherhood
Egypt's Vice President Stood to Respect Those Killed in Uprising
Feb 06, 2011 04:08 PM Story from International REPORTER'S NOTEBOOK By CHRISTIANE AMANPOUR, ABC News
A Changing Scene in Cairo: 'People Were Clearly Terrified'
Coverage of the Crisis in Egypt, Featuring Exclusive Reporting From Christiane Amanpour, Click Here ... about the mass protests in Egypt? Submit your questions to Christiane Amanpour HERE. Once inside
Feb 01, 2011 01:12 PM Story from International REPORTER'S NOTEBOOK By CHRISTIANE AMANPOUR, ABC News
Christiane Amanpour Reports: Flying Over Japan Earthquake Destruction
An Aerial View of the Destruction Caused by the Earthquake and Tsunami
Mar 12, 2011 09:45 PM Story from International Reporter's Notebook by CHRISTIANE AMANPOUR, ABC News
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