Ivan Watson Biography and Wiki
Ivan Watson is a well-known and talented American award-winning journalist currently working for CNN News as a senior international correspondent. He also worked for NPR News before becoming a news correspondent for CNN News.
Initially, he joined the station as a producer for CNN based in Russia. Here, Ivan led the report coverage of the Sri Lanka Easter bombings and the Thai cave rescue. He was also among the reporters that covered the Christchurch terrorist attack and the Lion Air plane crash. In addition, he provided the report coverage of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines.
Most noteworthy, Watson worked on a 30-minute documentary; Borneo is Burning and Race to Save the Reef. Before coming to the station, he worked for NPR as a reporter around the Middle East, Central Asia, and West Africa. During this time, he covered the troubled occupation of Iraq and the US-led overthrow of the Taliban in Afghanistan.
It is known that Ivan also worked as a Moscow-based producer for CNN before NPR. Citing his work, he did live coverage of the Russian war in Chechnya. Furthermore, he also worked on the sinking of the Kursk submarine in the Arctic and the rise of Vladimir Putin to the presidency.
Ivan Watson Age
Ivan is 47 years old as of 2022, he was born in 1975 in Atlanta, Georgia, United States.
Ivan Watson Height and Weight
Ivan stands at an average height of 5 feet 7 inches with a moderate weight.
Ivan Watson Family
Watson was born and brought up in the USA by his loving parents. However, he has not disclosed any further information on his family or his siblings. Ivan graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations from Brown University.
Ivan Watson Husband | Married
Watson has been married to his loving wife, Rana Watson, since May 2020. It is not known whether the couple has any children together but the information will be updated soon.
Ivan Watson Salary
Ivan receives an annual salary of $20,000 to $100,000 from his career as a news journalist. The normal pay of a news journalist ranges from between $ 24,292 and $ 72,507 which translates to an hourly average wage of between $ 10.15 and $ 31.32.
Ivan Watson’s Net Worth
Watson has an estimated net worth of $11 Million as of 2022, from his successful career. His primary source of income is his career as a Journalist. Through his various sources of income, he has been able to accumulate good fortune but prefers to lead a modest lifestyle.
Ivan Watson Awards
- Best Current Affairs Programme Awards
- Royal Television Society’s Best News Coverage Award
- Two Emmy Awards