Deborah Amos Biography
Deborah Amos is an American journalist who serves as an International Correspondent for NPR News, based in the Middle East. You can catch her reports on NPR’s award-winning Morning Edition, All Things Considered, and Weekend Edition
Deborah Amos Age
Amos likes to keep her personal life private hence she has not yet disclosed the date, month, or the year she was born. However, she might be in her 50’s.
Deborah Amos Height
Amos stands at a height of 5 ft 4 in (1.6m).
Deborah Amos Family
Amos has managed to keep her personal life away from the limelight hence she has not disclosed any information about her parents. It is also not known if Deborah has any siblings.
Deborah Amos Husband
Amos is happily married to the love of her life Rick Davis former NBC Middle East correspondent. They met in 1982 during the Israeli invasion of Lebanon before moving to the Middle east in 1984.
Deborah Amos Net Worth
Amos has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million-$5 Million which she has earned through her successful career as a journalist.
Deborah Amos Salary
Amos earns an annual salary ranging from $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
Deborah Amos Education
Amos began her career after graduating from the University of Florida in Gainesville with a degree in broadcasting. Amos is a Ferris Professor of Journalism at Princeton, where she teaches during the fall semester.
Deborah Amos NPR
In 2009, Amos received the Edward Weintal Prize for Diplomatic Reporting from Georgetown University, and in 2010, he was honored by Washington State University with the Edward R. Murrow Lifetime Achievement Award. Amos was part of a reporting team that earned the Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Award for Iraq coverage in 2004. Amos was a Nieman Fellow at Harvard University from 1991 to 1992, and he returned to the Kennedy School in 2010 as a Shorenstein Fellow.
After a decade in television news, including ABC’s Nightline and World News Tonight, as well as PBS’s NOW with Bill Moyers and Frontline, Amos returned to NPR in 2003.
Amos began her career at NPR in 1977 as a director, then as a producer for Weekend All Things Considered until 1979. She spent the next six years working on radio documentaries, for which she received numerous awards. For “Father Cares: The Last of Jonestown,” Amos won the Prix Italia, the Ohio State Award, and a duPont-Columbia Award in 1982, and for “Refugees,” she won the Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award in 1984.
Amos spent most of her tenure at NPR reporting overseas from 1985 to 1993, including as the London Bureau Chief and an NPR foreign reporter located in Amman, Jordan. Amos received many prizes during this time, including a duPont-Columbia Award and a Breakthru Award, as well as widespread acclaim for her coverage of the Gulf War in 1991.
Amos is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the author of Eclipse of the Sunnis: Power, Exile, and Upheaval in the Middle East (Public Affairs, 2010) and Lines in the Sand: Desert Storm and the Remaking of the Arab World (both published by Public Affairs) (Simon and Schuster, 1992).
Amos is currently working at NPR where she works alongside other famous NPR anchors and reporters including;
- Erika Beras
- Eleanor Beardsley
- Adrian “Stretch” Bartos
- Amanda Aronczyk
- Ramtin Arablouei
- Daniel Alarcon
- Bobby Allyn
- Greg Allen
- Rund Abdelfatah