Hala Gorani Profile, Bio, Wiki
Hala Gorani is an American Emmy Award-winning News Anchor/Reporter/Host and Correspondent who is well-known for having worked at CNN in Atlanta, Georgia. She joined the station in the year 1998 and left in the year 2022.
Hala Gorani Education
Gorani is a proud alumnus of George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, as well as the Institut d’études politiques in Paris. She graduated from George Mason University with a Bachelor of Science in economics. Also, she earned an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree at the university in the year 2015. She fluently speaks Arabic, French, and English.
Hala Gorani Career / Hala Gorani Leaving CNN
Gorani recently served at CNN as a London-based news anchor and correspondent. She served as a war correspondent and anchored her show, “Hala Gorani Tonight” which aired every weeknight at 8 p.m. CET. She also serves as a co-host of “Your World Today with Jim Clancy” and “International Desk” from CNN’s Atlanta headquarters. During the Russian invasion, she worked as a special war anchor based in Lviv, Ukraine. Gorani made announcements on April 28 2022 regarding her departure from CNN International. She said that the last episode of “Hala Gorani Tonight” would be that evening.
Gorani started her journalism career at La Voix du Nord and Agence France-Presse where she served as a reporter. After that, he joined France 3, and then Bloomberg Television in London. From there, she now joined CNN International. She began as an anchor for “CNN Today,” a European breakfast show. In that role, she traveled to various states in the Middle East to report on major stories, including to Amman, Jordan after Al Qaeda suicide bombers attacked 2 hotels. Gorani has also covered various weather events such as the deadly 2010 Haiti earthquake.
She has conducted exclusive interviews with high-profile names such as Jimmy Carter, Nouri al-Maliki, Shimon Peres, Amr Moussa, and Ehud Barak, just to name a few. She served as a principal member of the extensive CNN crew, where in November 2015, covered the action and aftermath, as well as the investigation of terrorist attacks in Paris, France. 130 people lost their lives in the attack.
Awards and Honors
Throughout Gorani’s career, she has won several honors and awards. In the year 2007, she led CNN’s continuing coverage of the Middle East conflict, and for that, she was awarded Edward R. Murrow Award. Arabian Business Magazine named Gorani one of the 100 Most powerful Arab women from 2011 to 2015. Gorani received a George Foster Peabody Award in the year 2012 for leading CNN’s coverage of the Arab Spring. Also in 2012, she won a News and Documentary Emmy Award for the Egyptian revolution coverage and was nominated for an Emmy for outstanding live coverage of Long Form (Anderson Cooper 360).
Quick Facts About Gorani
|Age||52 years old as of 2022|
|Net Worth||$1 Million – $5 Million|
In the year 2015, Forbes Woman Middle East named Gorani among the most powerful women. In 2016, she was voted Television Personality of the Year by the Association for International Broadcasting. For “Syria: Gasping for Life in Khan Sheikhoun,” she won a News and Documentary Emmy Award in the year 2018. In the same year, she was nominated for a News and Documentary Emmy for the coverage of the Manchester Concert Attack.
Hala Gorani Age, Birthday / How old is Hala Gorani?
Gorani is 52 years old as of 2022. She was born on March 1, 1970, in Seattle, Washington, United States. She celebrates her birthday on the 1st of March every year.
Hala Gorani Height, Measurements
How tall is Hala Gorani? Gorani stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 6 inches (1.68 m).
Hala Gorani Family, Parents
Gorani was raised in Paris, France with her loving parents, Nour Gorani (mother), and her father whose names are unknown at the moment. Gorani has also resided in Algeria. Her mom lives in Paris and Gorani considers Paris her home. Information regarding Gorani’s siblings is currently under review. However, the information will be updated as soon as it’s available.
Hala Gorani Husband, Wedding
Gorani is married to her lovely spouse, Christian Streib. He is a German CNN photojournalist. They tied the knot on June 14, 2015, in Jardin Majorelle, Morocco. Gorani often posts her husband on her official Instagram Page. Christian is an animal lover and he mostly appears on Gorani’s Instagram posts with their Cavalier King Charles Spaniel dog, named Louis Gorani Streib. There is no information regarding them having any children.
Hala Gorani Salary
Being one of the top journalists for CNN Gorani earns an annual salary ranging from $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.
Hala Gorani’s Net Worth
Gorani has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through her successful career as a News Anchor/Reporter/Host and Correspondent.