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Clarissa Ward Wiki
Clarissa Ward is an American television journalist and currently she is a CNN chief international correspondent based in London. Before joining CNN she was working in CBS News based in London and before her CBS News position, She was a Moscow-based news correspondent for ABC News program.
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Clarissa Ward Biography
She graduated from Yale University and she also holds an honorary doctor of letters degree from Middlebury College.
For more than 15 years She has reported from front lines across the world from Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan, and Yemen to Georgia — during the Russian incursion in 2008 — and Ukraine.
Clarissa Ward Age
She was born on January 30,1980 in New York City, U.S.
Clarissa Ward Family
The American reporter Clarissa belongs to white ethnicity from European heritage. Ward’s family is from London and New York. The rest of the information about her life growing up as well as information on her parents and siblings she has not yet revealed to the media.
Clarissa Ward Languages
Clarissa can speak seven different languages including French, Mandarin, Arabic, Italian, Russian, Spanish and English
Clarissa Ward Husband
Ward at the present day we can say that, she isn’t married and doesn’t have a husband, spouse, partner or dating any man. This is due to her secretive life she is living. she has always been reluctant to disclose her privacy and she has even never talked about it to any media. Ward is so attractive we hope to see her getting married soon in the future to the husband of her choice.
Clarissa Ward Cnn
CNN announced on 21 September 2015 that Ward was joining the network and reporting for all of CNN’s platforms though she will remain based in London. She spoke at a United Nations Security Council meeting on the situation in the civil war-torn Aleppo, based on her 10+ years’ experience of being a war correspondent. She served as a foreign correspondent for four years and contributed regularly to ’60 Minutes. CNN named Ward its chief international correspondent in July 2018, succeeding Christiane Amanpour in the role.
Clarissa Ward ABC
Ward was an ABC News correspondent based in Moscow From October 2007 to October 2010. Ward reported from Russia for all ABC News broadcasts and platforms, this includes “World News with Charles Gibson”, “Nightline” and “Good Morning America”, as well as ABC News Radio, ABC News Now. Her assignment in Russia she covered the Russian Presidential elections. During the time of the Russian intervention into Georgia territory she was in Georgia. She was later transferred to Beijing to serve as the ABC News Asian Correspondent, where she covered the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami in Japan. She has also covered the war in Afghanistan.
Clarissa Ward CBS News
Ward’s CBS career began as the network’s foreign news correspondent in October 2011. Beginning January 2014 she was a contributor for 60 Minutes and served as a fill-in anchor on CBS This Morning.
Clarissa covered many major foreign news stories including the Syrian Uprising, Chinese civil rights activist Chen Guangcheng’s stay at the U.S. Embassy in Beijing and the subsequent United States – China negotiations, and the 2014 Ukrainian revolution.
In 2012 in her first 60 Minutes report, Clarissa and her team braved sniper-fire and aerial bombardments in the Syrian city of Aleppo to deliver one of the first reports examining the growth of Islamic extremism within the opposition. Clarissa reported on the unrest in Egypt in July 2013, filming in the same area where CBS correspondent Lara Logan had been sexually assaulted a few years prior. Clarissa returned to Syria undercover in October 2014, to interview two Western jihadis – a young American man and a former Dutch soldier – about their paths to radicalism.
Clarissa Ward Net worth
Clarissa is young and very talented CNN’s media personality who has an estimated net worth of over $1 million dollars approx. She is reported to receive around $200,000 as her annual salary from CNN.
Clarissa Ward Awards
On May 21, 2012 Clarissa received a George Foster Peabody Award, in New York City for her journalistic coverage inside Syria during the Syrian uprising. Washington State University announced in October 2014, that Clarissa would receive the 2015 Murrow Award for International Reporting in April 2015. Clarissa has also received two Emmy Awards, an Alfred I. duPont-Columbia Silver Baton, and honors from the Radio and Television Correspondents’ Association.
Clarissa Ward Aleppo
Clarissa reported the situation in Aleppo. She said that first she visited Aleppo in the summer of 2012 and she remember the drive towards the city, the closer you got to it the less power there was, and they drove along in a tense silence with this eerie darkness all around them.
But as you got closer you started to hear sounds, the sounds of shelling. At first a dull thud, then louder and louder.
Eventually they reached a place in the area surrounding Aleppo called Hraytan and by now the shelling was no longer a dull thud, it was artillery landing just a few hundred meters away from us.
They grabbed their gear and dove into the basement of the house where we were staying, where they were the guests of several Syrian families.
At around 2 am the shelling finally stopped and they crawled into bed, exhausted and then, just a few hours later at 5 am, the planes started buzzing overhead. It is really difficult to describe the pit that forms in your stomach when you hear those planes because you know something terrible is about to happen, but you have no idea where it’s going to happen.
You are paralyzed.
She looked around the room at the rest of her colleagues and my driver — a Syrian man from Tal Rifaat — Ayman, looked at her and they made eye contact and he kind of just shrugged: “Allahu A’lam” (only God knows).
And they both understood in that moment that they were absolutely powerless to protect themselves.
Moments later the room shook as the plane dropped a barrel bomb, and you heard the doctors talking about barrel bombs nearby.
The target in fact appeared to be a hospital, fortunately it had missed its target and hit a family home instead.
Later that day they drove into the city center and she was blown away by the scale of the destruction.
Clarissa Ward Greenland
CNN’s Clarissa once traveled to Greenland to examine how the melting ice sheet is affecting coastal sea levels in, “Global Warning: Arctic Melt.”
Clarissa Ward Nationality
She is An American. Having been in New York City, U.S and raised there.