Christiane Amanpour CBE

Chief International Anchor, CNN

Christiane Amanpour CBE

Christiane Amanpour presents a series of interviews with the news makers, game changers, and cultural icons shaping our world on CNN’s award-winning flagship global affairs programmes, which air on CNN in the US, around the globe, and on the American Public Broadcasting System.

Her career in journalism spans more than four decades. She joined CNN in 1983 and rose through the organisation, becoming the network’s leading international correspondent, reporting on international crises and interviewing most of the top world leaders. She has received every major broadcast award, including 14 News and Documentary Emmys, four Peabody Awards, two George Polk Awards, three duPont-Columbia Awards, the Courage in Journalism Award, the Columbia Journalism Award, and the President’s Award from the Overseas Press Club, as well as 10 honorary degrees.

She has been inducted into the Cable Hall of Fame, the Broadcasting and Cable Hall of Fame, and the Atlanta Press Club Hall of Fame. A graduate of the University of Rhode Island, she is also Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire and an honorary citizen of Sarajevo.

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