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The recipient of multiple Peabody and Murrow awards and now the chief international correspondent for CNN, Clarissa Ward is a world-renowned conflict reporter. In this strange age of crisis where there really is no front line, she has moved from one hot zone to the next. In her riveting new memoir, On All Fronts: The Education of a Journalist, Ward takes readers to the many turbulent places that have become her home front for sharing untold stories with the world. From growing up in New York and London, then studying at Yale where she was inspired to seek a career in journalism after 9/11, to assignments in Syria, Egypt, Russia, China and Afghanistan, Ward documents her extraordinary life as a woman navigating the hardest stories of our times. With the role of journalists to illuminate the injustices of the world more urgent than ever, hear from one of the most courageous voices reporting today.

Clarissa Ward

Clarissa Ward is CNN’s chief international correspondent. In her fifteen-year career spanning Fox, CBS, and ABC, Ward has reported from front lines across the world. She has won five Emmy Awards, two George Foster Peabody Awards, an Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Award, two Edward R. Murrow Awards for distinguished journalism, honors from the Radio and Television Correspondents’ Association, the 2016 David Kaplan Award from the Overseas Press Club, and the Excellence in International Reporting Award from the International Center for Journalists. She graduated with distinction from Yale University, and in 2013 received an honorary doctor of letters degree from Middlebury College in Vermont. She lives in London.

 


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