Parisa Khosravi

Parisa Khosravi has been with the CNN family for more than 23 years. In her current position as the senior vice president of international newsgathering for CNN Worldwide, she oversees CNN's international and domestic newsgathering operations, which include more than 100 correspondents at the network's 45 bureaus worldwide and the international and domestic assignment desks in Atlanta, GA at CNN's world headquarters, while also overseeing International Newsource, CNN's international affiliate division. Khosravi has earned extensive recognition for individual and collaborative reporting efforts as a past recipient of the Edward R. Murrow Award (2007) for CNN’s coverage of the Middle East Conflict, the Peabody Award (2005) for CNN’s coverage of Hurricane Katrina and the duPont Award for CNN’s coverage of the tsunami of South Asia, among others.

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AWARDS

Throughout Parisa's career she has collected many distinguished industry awards for her individual work and also her collaborative efforts. These awards include:

INTERVIEWS

Journos face violence in Egypt

At least one network, CNN, took in all that had happened and spent most of the day deciding how to proceed. "We had one of our teams gathering stories and filing," said Parisa Khosravi, CNN's senior veep of newsgathering. "But for the most part, most of our people have been inside and reassessing the situation."

Parisa Khosravi Interview with B&C

6/21/2010 - "Like any story that goes on for a long time, people can just shut it off," says Parisa Khosravi, senior VP of international newsgathering for CNN/Worldwide. "The challenge is to make sure that you continue to tell the story and bring all the angles in."

NEWS

Nima Elbagir joins CNN as international correspondent

1/31/2011 - "Nima Elbagir joins CNN as a London-based international correspondent, it was announced today by Parisa Khosravi, senior vice president of international newsgathering for CNN Worldwide."

CNN's Eunice Yoon Becomes Beijing-Based Correspondent

11/24/2010 - "Eunice Yoon is to be based in Beijing as a correspondent for CNN Worldwide, it was announced today by Parisa Khosravi, senior vice president of international newsgathering."

CNN's Paula Hancocks Becomes Seoul-Based Correspondent

11/10/2010 - Award-winning journalist Paula Hancocks is to be based in Seoul for CNN Worldwide, it was announced today by Parisa Khosravi, Senior Vice President of International Newsgathering.

New Middle East Correspondent Mohammed Jamjoom to join CNN's Abu Dhabi Production Hub

8/10/2010 - "I'm delighted Mohammed is bolstering our growing team in the Middle East. This appointment signals CNN's continued commitment to the region and investment in our Middle East production hub based in Abu Dhabi which launched in November 2009. He brings additional experience to the region gained from reporting and producing major breaking news stories for CNN and previously in Saudi Arabia. He is a strong talent with an impressive track record and we're pleased viewers will get to know Mohammed much better as he becomes an integral part of our reporting from the region," says Parisa Khosravi, senior vice president of international newsgathering for CNN Worldwide.

Sam Rogers named CNN MultiChoice African Journalist 2010

6/3/2010 - Parisa Khosravi, Senior Vice President of International Newsgathering for CNN Worldwide, said: "Each year, the men and women who enter these awards prove that they have the determination, professionalism and courage to showcase Africa's stories to the world. In doing so, they highlight the depth and strength of journalism across the continent."

Uganda: A Taste of African Hospitality in Uganda

6/1/2010 - From CNN came Parisa Khosravi, Senior Vice President of International Newsgathering for CNN Worldwide, Deborah Rayner, Managing Editor, Europe and Africa, CNN International and Rani Raad, Senior Vice President Advertising Sales, CNN International.

Ghanaian wins CNN/Multi-choice award

6/1/2010 - Parisa Khosravi, senior vice president of international newsgathering for CNN Worldwide, said: "Each year, the men and women who enter these awards prove that they have the determination, professionalism and courage to showcase Africa’s stories to the world. In doing so, they highlight the depth and strength of journalism across the continent."

CNN colleagues honor camerawoman Margaret Moth

3/22/2010 - "For those of us lucky enough to have known and worked with Margaret Moth, she was truly one of a kind. She lived her life full-on without holding back," says Parisa Khosravi, Senior Vice President of International Newsgathering for CNN Worldwide

CNN: Immer dort, wo was passiert

2/7/2010 - "Eine der Chef-Koordinatorin der CNN-Zentrale, Parisa Khosravi, berichtet darüber, wie die Einsätze der einzelnen Journalistenteams des Nachrichtensender in verschiedenen Krisengebieten koordiniert werden."

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Arts - Broadcast Jounalism - Columbia College, Chicago, 1987.

French - Université de Sorbonne, Paris.

PHOTOS

2010 Formula One Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

From left to right: Richard Quest, host of CNN International’s Quest Means Business; Parisa Khosravi, SVP of International Newsgathering for CNN Worldwide; John Defterios, host of CNN International’s Marketplace Middle East; and Deborah Rayner, CNN International’s Managing Editor of Europe and Africa attend the 2010 Formula One Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on November 14.