Margaret Evans Biography
Margaret Evans is an award-winning Canadian journalist who serves as a foreign correspondent for the CBC News Network. She received an Amnesty International Canada Media Award in 2007 for her work on the Dispatches program “The Paradox of Democracy” from Gaza, Syria, and Lebanon.
Margaret Evans Age
Evans likes to keep her personal life private hence has not yet disclosed the date, month, or year she was born. However, she might be in her 40’s.
Margaret Evans Height
Evans stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches (1.68 m).
Margaret Evans Family
Evans was born and raised in Edmonton, Alberta. Her father’s name is Art Evans, a journalist, and her mother’s name is Una MacLean Evans, an Edmonton city Councillor. It is not known if she Margaret has any siblings.
Margaret Evans Husband
Evans is very private about her personal life therefore it is not known if she is in any relationship. There are also no rumors of her being in any past relationship with anyone.
Margaret Evans Net worth
Evans has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through her career as a journalist.
Margaret Evans Salary
Margaret earns an annual salary ranging between $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
Margaret Evans Career
Evans, a veteran conflict reporter, has covered civil conflicts and turbulence in Angola, Chad, and Sudan, as well as the Middle East’s many battlegrounds. She worked as the Middle East Bureau Chief in 2009 and was located in Jerusalem from 2004 to late 2011. She covered the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the US invasion of Iraq, the 2006 Israel-Lebanon War, jihadist recruitment in Yemen, and the “Arab Spring” revolutions in Egypt, Libya, and Syria throughout her tenure in the region.
She has recently reported from the front lines of the conflict between ISIS and Northern Iraq’s Kurds, as well as from Ukraine during the revolution and Russia’s subsequent invasion of Crimea. Evans has chronicled the humanitarian disaster unfolding in the Mediterranean Sea this year, as people risk crossing at the whim of human trafficking organizations. She also reported from South Africa on the rhino’s imminent extinction as a result of an increasingly weaponized war between poachers and conservationists.
Evans worked as a freelance writer in Brussels during the 1990s, charting the European Integration’s march to political and economic union, as well as the birth of the Euro. She also reported from NATO headquarters on the Balkan Wars and the bloodless revolution that saw former Serbian strongman Slobodan Milosevic arrested and sent to the Hague to face the International Criminal Tribunal for Former Yugoslavia.
Interviews with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Jordan’s Queen Rania, Louise Arbour, the former Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Tribunals, and South African human rights lawyer and anti-apartheid activist George Bizos are some of her notable work.
Evans attended the University of Alberta where she Bachelor of Arts degree. She later went on to receive a MA from City University London.
Gold Medal | Awards
Evans, along with colleague Derek Stoffel, won a Gold Medal at the 2013 New York Festivals and an RTNDA Ron Laidlaw Award for their coverage of Syria. Evans received an Amnesty International Canada Media Award in 2007 for her work on the Dispatches program “The Paradox of Democracy” from Gaza, Syria, and Lebanon.
Margaret Evans CBC News
She currently works at CBC News alongside;
- Ryan Snoddon
- Farah Singh
- Tina Simpkin
- Jay Scotland
- John Sauder
- Tashauna Reid
- Saša Petricic
- Nil Köksal
- Nadia Kidwai
- Ashley Brauweiler
- Jill Dempsey
- Colette Kennedy
- Kimberly Gale