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Arwa Damon Biography

Dibya Raj Adhikari Mon Apr, 2016
Arwa Damon

Facts of Arwa Damon

Date of Birth: 1977 , September-19
Birth Nation: United States
Name Arwa Damon
Birth Name Christopher John Matthews
Father George H. Damon, Jr
Mother Joumana Damon
Nationality Arab-American
Birth Place/City Boston, Massachusetts
Ethnicity White
Profession Correspondent
Working For CNN
Net Worth $ 3 million
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Brown
Face Color White
Weight in KG N/A
Famous for News anchor
Married Yes
Married to Kathleen Matthews (m. 1980)
Children 3
Divorce N/A
Education Robert College, Skidmore College
Awards News & Documentary Emmy Award for Outstanding Live Coverage of a Current News Story – Long Form
Online Presence Facebook,Twitter,Wiki,Instagram
TV Show International Desk
Nick Name Chris
Body Measurements 34-27-35
Breast Size 34
Waist size 26 in
Hip Size 32 in
Neck Size 9.4
Shoe Size 10
Salary $5 million
Books Tip and the Gipper: When Politics Worked
Music Group Alabama
Albums Southern Drawl
Siblings Jim Matthews
Affair with Brice Laine

Quick Timeline of Arwa Damon

1977 Born in Boston, Massachusetts, United States
1999 Graduated from Skidmore College
2001 Began working at CameraPlanet
2006 Joined CNN
2010 Covered the news about the Arab Spring
2014 Won Courage in Journalism Award
2012 Nominated in Emmy Award

Detail Timeline of Arwa Damon

September 19 , 1977

Born in Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Talented and enthusiastic, Arwa Damon was born in Boston, Massachusetts, United States in the late 1970s to Dr. George H. Damon, Jr and Joumana. She was raised in Wayland, Massachusetts. She is Arab-American. She also grew up in Morocco and Istanbul. 

1999

Graduated from Skidmore College

Arwa spends her childhood days in several parts of the world like Morocco, Istanbul, and so on. She was enrolled at Robert College and she also completed her secondary education from there in 1994. She also attended Skidmore College with a major in French and biology. 

2001

Began working at CameraPlanet

She graduated from Skidmore College in 1999 and began working at a high-end New York–based Turkish textile company. After 9/11, she joined CameraPlanet and from that time on she has been pursuing her journalism career. She worked in the Middle East as a freelance producer for several years. 

2006

Joined CNN

Arwa Damon is a talented journalist. She has been working for CNN since the early 2006. She is mainly popular for being the Senior International Correspondent for CNN. She has also worked for PBS, Fox News and others.

2010

Covered the news about the Arab Spring

At the end of 2010, she covered the news about the Arab Spring. She is also famous for covering the news about the Second Battle of Fallujah, the Iraq War, and Operation Steel Curtain. She has also covered the news like Iraqi elections of January 2005, invasion and occupation of Iraq and many more.

2014

Won Courage in Journalism Award

In 2014, she was honored with one of the prestigious awards in the broadcasting world. She was awarded with Courage in Journalism Award that year. She was honored with this award by International Women's Media Foundation. 

2012

Nominated in Emmy Award

 Emmy Award is also one of the prestigious awards. She got her one and only nomination in this award in 2012 for Outstanding Live Coverage of a Current News Story. She has been honored with Investigative Reporters and Editors' IRE once. 

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Besides her popularity and well known name and fame in the media, Arwa's personal profile is still a matter of secret in the media. Information related to her love affairs, boyfriend, married life, spouse and divorce is unknown in the media.

Arwa spends her childhood days in several parts of the world like Morocco, Istanbul, and so on. She was enrolled at Robert College and she also completed her secondary education from there in 1994. She also attended Skidmore College with a major in French and biology. She graduated from there in 1999 and began working at a high-end New York–based Turkish textile company. After 9/11, she joined CameraPlanet and from that time on she has been pursuing her journalism career. She has been working for CNN since the early 2006. She has covered the news like Iraqi elections of January 2005, invasion and occupation of Iraq and many more. She has been earning good salary and her net worth is $ 3 million.