Jomana Karadsheh Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Family, Husband, CNN, Salary, and Net Worth

Jomana Karadsheh is an Arabic Correspondent and Reporter working for CNN in Atlanta, Georgia. She joined the network in June 2006.

Jomana Karadsheh Profile

Jomana Karadsheh is an Arabic Correspondent and Reporter working for CNN in Atlanta, Georgia. She joined the network in June 2006.

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Jomana Karadsheh

Jomana Karadsheh Career

Karadsheh serves at CNN as International Correspondent based in the Istanbul Bureau. Over the years with CNN, she has done extensive reports from countries across North Africa and the Middle East such as Syria and Iraq. From 2005 to 2011, Karadsheh served as a correspondent based in Iraq. Karadsheh started her journalism career with CNN, where she worked as a reporter and producer and she was based in the network’s Baghdad bureau. She reported on significant news events such as the first democratic elections in Iraq, the execution and trials of Saddam Hussein (former Iraqi President), and the withdrawal of United States forces from Iraq.

She was among the CNN correspondents to provide live coverage on the ground in Iraq in the years 2015 and 2014, where they provided an extensive report on the rise of ISIS and the battle to recapture cities from the terror group. Karadsheh was also among the network’s award-winning teams that covered the “Arab Spring” events across the region in Syria, Egypt, Libya, and Tunisia, in 2011.

Karadsheh was part of a foreign journalists group held hostage in August 2011 by loyalists to Moammar Gadhafi (former Libyan leader) at the Rixos Hotel in Tripoli. She was honored for negotiating the release of the group. She then went back to Tripoli and was based there until the year 2014. It was in the year 2014 that the inter-militia fighting spread across the capital and destroyed the main airport. While in Lybia, she reported on stories such as the first post-Gadhafi democratic elections and the capture as well as the trial of Saif al-Islam Gadhafi.

She was the only American television journalist to provide a live-on-scene report on the attack on the United States consulate in Benghazi was unfolding, in September 2012. In October of 2013, Karadsheh conducted an exclusive interview with Abu Anas al-Libi’s (former al-Qaeda operative) wife in the family’s home in the Libyan capital. Karadsheh has also provided live coverages from several Gulf Arab states on significant stories such as the historic day in Saudi Arabia in the year 2018; and the Saudi-led blockade in the year 2017 from Doha. 

She has covered the refugee crisis in neighboring countries as well as the Syrian war. She has traveled to regime-controlled Syria twice. Karadsheh was among the network’s team coverage which reported on the killing of Jamal Khashoggi (Saudi journalist) at the Saudi mission in Istanbul. Before Karadsheh joined CNN, she served at other United States media organizations in the region. Karadsheh is a proud graduate of Lebanese American University in Beirut, where she studied print journalism. She fluently speaks Arabic and English.

Quick Facts About Jomana Karadsheh

Full Name Jomana Karadsheh
Age 40 years old as of 2021
Nationality Arabic
Spouse Not Available
Net Worth $1 Million – $5 Million

Jomana Karadsheh Age, How old is Jomana Karadsheh?

Karadsheh is 40 years old as of 2021. She was born on November 11, 1981, in Jordan. She celebrates her birthday on the 11th of November every year.

Jomana Karadsheh Height

How tall is Jomana Karadsheh? Karadsheh stands at a height of approximately 5 feet 7 inches (1.70 m).

Jomana Karadsheh Family

Karadsheh was raised in Amman, Jordan. Information regarding Karadsheh’s parents and siblings is currently under review. However, the information will be updated as soon as it’s available.

Jomana Karadsheh Husband

Karadsheh is married to her lovely spouse, whose names are currently under review. Information about their wedding and engagement is currently under review. The couple takes great pride in being mom and dad to their one son, Alex. Alex is 6 years old as of 2021 having been born on August 31.

Jomana Karadsheh Salary

Being one of the top journalists for CNN, she earns an annual salary ranging from $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.

Jomana Karadsheh Net Worth

Karadsheh has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through her successful career as a Correspondent and Reporter.

At CNN Karadsheh works alongside;

  1. Phil Mattingly
  2. Suzanne Malveaux
  3. Patrick Oppmann
  4. Ryan Nobles
  5. Paula Newton
  6. Chad Myers
  7. Jeanne Moos
  8. David McKenzie
  9. Oren Liebermann
  10. Alex Marquardt
  11. Miguel Marquez
  12. Athena Jones
  13. Laura Jarrett
  14. Kristen Holmes
  15. Paula Hancocks
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