Ivan Watson Biography and Wiki
Ivan Watson is a renowned American journalist. He currently serves as CNN’s senior international correspondent in Hong Kong.
Ivan Watson Age and Birthday
Watson was born on November 25, 1975, in Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America. He is 46 years old as of 2021. His birth sign is Sagittarius. Ivan turns 47 years old on Nov 25, 2022.
Ivan Watson Height and Weight
Ivan appears to be quite tall according to his photos, He stands at an average height of 5feet and 7 inches (Approx.1.7m) and has a moderate weight.
Ivan Watson Family
Watson was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia, the United States of America by his parents. Unfortunately, details about the actual identities of his parents and siblings are currently under review and will soon be updated.
Ivan Watson Fiance
Moving on to marital matters. Watson has managed to maintain a low profile on matters concerning his lovelife. He prefers to stay away from the spotlight.
Further information about his romantic life is currently under review and will soon be updated.
Ivan Watson CNN
Ivan has had quite an impressive career. He has reported on major news events from the region including the spread of the coronavirus across Asia, the Hong Kong protests, the Sri Lanka Easter bombings, the Christchurch terrorist attack, the Lion Air plane crash, the Thai cave rescue, and Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. Watson also spent the last three years investigating China’s mass detention of Uyghurs and other ethnic minorities in Xinjiang. His reporting has taken him all around the world and in 2021 his series of special investigations was nominated for an Emmy Award.
He worked at NPR, where he spent eight years reporting extensively on major stories around the Middle East, Central Asia, and West Africa. Key stories included the US invasion and troubled occupation of Iraq and the US-led overthrow of the Taliban in Afghanistan in 2001. Before joining NPR, Watson worked as a Moscow-based producer for CNN in the late 1990s. He covered the Russian war in Chechnya and the sinking of the Kursk submarine in the Arctic, as well as the unexpected rise of a former KGB agent named Vladimir Putin to the post of President.
Watson has been recognized multiple times for his reporting. In 2020, his documentary Borneo is Burning was awarded Best Current Affairs Programme at the ContentAsia Awards. Other honors include the Royal Television Society’s Best News Coverage in 2013 for Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines and two Emmy awards for coverage of the Haiti Earthquake in 2010.
Ivan Watson Salary
According to CNN estimates. Ivan receives an annual salary ranging from $25,500 – $75,500. His contract with the exact figures is yet to be released.
Ivan Watson Net Worth
Watson has a net worth of $250,000. This amount is from his extensive career among other investments.