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Lara Logan

Lara Logan, South African news correspondent. Recipient Gracie Allen award Best News Story, American Women in Radio & television, 2000, 2002, 2003, Gracie Allen Award Individual Achievement for Best Reporter/Corresponding, 2004, David Kaplan award, Overseas Press Club American, 2007, Emmy award, David Bloom award, Women of the Year award, Glamour Magazines, 2007, Edward P. Murrow award, 2008, 2010.

Background

  • Logan, Lara was born on March 29, 1971 in Durban, South Africa.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Commerce, University Natal, Durban, 1992. Diploma French language, culture, history, Universite de L'Alliance Francaise, Paris.

    Career

    • Former swimsuit model. Hostess Water Club, New York City. Reporter Sunday Tribune, Durban, South Africa, 1988—1989, Daily News, Durban, 1990—1992.

      Producer Reuters, London. Freelance correspondent, assignment editor, producer several news organization including ITN, Fox/SKY, Columbia Broadcasting System, NBC, European Broadcast Union, 1996—1999. Freelance correspondent Cable News Network, 1998—1999.

      Correspondent GMTV, Independent Television, 2000—2002, Columbia Broadcasting System News Radio, Columbia Broadcasting System News, 2002—2006, chief foreign correspondent, 2006—2008, chief foreign affairs correspondent Washington, since 2008. War correspondent 60 Minutes II, 2002—2004.

    Connections

    • Married Jason Siemon (divorced). Married Joseph Washington Burkett, 2008. 1 child Joseph Washington IV.
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    Born March 29, 1971
    (age 46)
    • 1992
      University Natal
    • 2002
      correspondent GMTV
    • 1988 - 1989
      reporter Sunday Tribune
      Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
    • 1990 - 1992
      reporter Sunday Tribune
      Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
    • 1996 - 1999
      freelance correspondent
    • 1998 - 1999
      freelance correspondent Cable News Network
    • 2002 - 2006
      correspondent GMTV
    • 2002 - 2004
      war correspondent 60 Minutes The second
    • 2006 - 2008
      correspondent GMTV
    • 2008
      correspondent GMTV
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