Christiane Amanpour CBE (US)

Christiane Amanpour CBE (US)

ABC News

Synopsis

Christiane made her name as CNN’s Chief International Correspondent – reporting from the world’s hotspots. She now anchors from London.

Biography

Christiane Amanpour is CNN's Chief International Correspondent. She has reported on crises in many of the world's hotspots including Iraq, Afghanistan, Israel and the Balkans. Her assignments have ranged from exclusive interviews with numerous world leaders, to reporting from the heart of war zones.

Christiane made her reputation with reports on the dramatic changes occurring in central Europe, including the break-up of the Soviet Union. She covered the first Gulf War and the Kurdish refugee crisis that followed. She also reported live from the shores of Mogadishu as US troops launched Operation Restore Hope.

Amanpour's high profile interviews include French President Jacques Chirac, prior to the 2003 invasion of Iraq, and Tony Blair immediately following 9/11.

Aside from CNN Christiane Amanpour is also a contributor to CBS’s 60 Minutes, the first reporter to broker this kind of dual assignment.

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