Roxana Saberi is an American freelance journalist she is also the former Miss North Dakota.
Roxana Saberi Age
Saberi was born on April 26th in Belleville, New Jersey. She is currently 44 years old as of 2020. Saberi celebrates her birthday on April 26th of every year.
Roxana Saberi Height
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Roxana Saberi Family
Saberi was born to Reza Saberi and Akiko Saberi her parents emigrated from Japan. Her family moved to the United States when she was six months old.
Roxana Saberi Husband
Saberi has kept matters concerning her love life private from the public eye. It is unknown if she is married or dating someone.
Roxana Saberi CBS News
Saberi is a CBS News correspondent based in London she joined CBS News in January 2018. She has reported across all news broadcasts and platforms. Saberi had previously served as a freelance correspondent for CBS News and Newspath. Before she was a correspondent for Al Jazeera she reported breaking news, enterprise and investigative news across the country and abroad. She covered child labor in Myanmar as well as Muslim-Buddhist tensions. She hosted and recorded a special in Japan on the 70th anniversary of Hiroshima’s atomic bombing, the US military presence in Okinawa, and being biracial in Japanese society. Saberi also established a social justice beat at Al Jazeera America, reporting on gender issues, LGBTQ rights, and racial and ethnic minorities.
Saberi previously lived and reported in Iran for six years. She covered politics, foreign policy, the nuclear program, the environment, culture, and the changing roles of women in Iran, and she was fluent in Persian. She opened and ran Feature Story News’ Tehran bureau while there, contributing regular and in-depth news stories to PBS, Fox News, Channel News Asia, NPR, PRI, and Deutsche Welle, among others. She has worked for the BBC as a freelance correspondent in Iran and for ABC as a radio reporter.
Saberi was detained and held for 100 days in Tehran’s Evin Prison in 2009 while writing a book about Iran on a false accusation of spying for the CIA. She returned to the United States after an international movement for her liberation and wrote the book Between Two Worlds: My Life and Captivity in Iran. She continued to contribute stories on Iran and the Middle East, as well as work as an Iran commentator for a number of news outlets. Saberi has also covered the aftermath of the Taliban’s collapse in Afghanistan, Saddam Hussein’s fall in Iraq, and the 2006 Lebanon War.
Saberi has received numerous honors for her efforts, including the Medill Medal of Courage, the Ilaria Alpi Freedom of the Press Award, and the NCAA Valor Award.
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