Christiane Amanpour

Christiane Amanpour

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 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. Follow Ms. Amanpour on Facebook and Twitter.« Read Less
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Christiane Amanpour: Retracing Bible's 'Story of a Family'
Reporter's Notebook by CHRISTIANE AMANPOUR
December 10, 2012 Story from International Reporter's Notebook by CHRISTIANE AMANPOUR , ABC News
Exclusive: Christiane Amanpour Interviews Saif Gadhafi
By CHRISTIANE AMANPOUR
March 18, 2011 Story from Nightline CHRISTIANE AMANPOUR , ABC News
Libya: Christiane Amanpour Reflects on Gadhafi Interview, Libya Uprising
Reporter's Notebook by CHRISTIANE AMANPOUR
March 2, 2011 Story from International Reporter's Notebook by CHRISTIANE AMANPOUR , ABC News
Amanpour: Important Differences Between Libya and Egypt
REPORTER'S NOTEBOOK by CHRISTIANE AMANPOUR
February 21, 2011 Story from Politics REPORTER'S NOTEBOOK by CHRISTIANE AMANPOUR , ABC News
Violence Escalates as Gunfire Breaks Out in Cairo Square
REPORTER'S NOTEBOOKBy CHRISTIANE AMANPOUR
February 2, 2011 Story from Politics REPORTER'S NOTEBOOK
By CHRISTIANE AMANPOUR , ABC News
Osama Bin Laden's Death Sparks Criticism of Pakistan
By CHRISTIANE AMANPOUR and SHERISSE PHAM
May 8, 2011 Story from Politics CHRISTIANE AMANPOUR and SHERISSE PHAM , ABC News
US Special Rep to Afghanistan and Pakistan Weighs in on 'Epic' Floods
By CHRISTIANE AMANPOUR
August 14, 2010 Story from ThisWeek CHRISTIANE AMANPOUR , ABC News
Barak Obama Urges Hosni Mubarak's Departure, Calls Egyptian Protestors 'Inspiration'
By CHRISTIANE AMANPOUR, JAKE TAPPER, HUMA KHAN and KIRIT RADIA
February 1, 2011 Story from International CHRISTIANE AMANPOUR, JAKE TAPPER, HUMA KHAN and KIRIT RADIA , ABC News
Obama to Amanpour: Progress on Nuclear Sanctions Against Iran
By CHRISTIANE AMANPOUR
August 4, 2010 Story from Politics CHRISTIANE AMANPOUR , ABC News
Egyptian Military Tries to Create Buffer Zone
REPORTER'S NOTEBOOKBy CHRISTIANE AMANPOUR
February 4, 2011 Story from International REPORTER'S NOTEBOOK
By CHRISTIANE AMANPOUR , ABC News
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