Nic Robertson Profile
Nic Robertson is an American Emmy Award-winning Correspondent, Reporter, and Editor working for CNN in Atlanta, Georgia. He joined the network in the year 1990.
Nic Robertson Career
Robertson serves at CNN as an International Diplomatic Editor based in the London bureau. He travels extensively, reporting on armed conflicts, worldwide terrorism, and wars, as well as a range of other significant news events. His expertise, knowledge, and experience have established Robertson’s reputation as among the finest international correspondents in the journalism industry. Over the years with the network, he has covered some of the biggest news stories across the globe, including the escalating violence in Syria, from both outside and inside the country.
Robertson’s powerful report, Syria: Frontline Town — Zabadani has earned him the prestigious 2012 Prix Bayeux television War Correspondent of the Year award. He also holds The New York Festivals 2013 Award for reporting on the Continuing News Story. He was awarded a Foreign Press Association Member Award in the year 2013 for “World’s Untold Stories: Secrets of the Belfast Project,” his acclaimed documentary that revealed fresh and disturbing evidence about the connection between the IRA and Sinn Fein.
In the year 2012, he and his CNN colleagues were honored with a Peabody Award and an Emmy Award for extensive coverage of the Arab Spring and its repercussions spreading across the Middle East. Robertson has interviewed the sons of Muamar Gadhafi, Saadi Gadhafi, and Saif al Islam in Lybia. He was the 1st journalist to provide live coverage of the NATO bombings of the Gadhafi compound. In Bahrain, he was responsible for securing the only western television interview with the nation’s Crown Prince, and an exclusive 1st interview with Najib Mikati (then-new Lebanese Prime Minister), as street violence spread.
Robertson has served in conflict zones in the former Yugoslavia, Afghanistan, and Pakistan for over 2 decades where he reported on breaking stories. There he won awards for his interesting in-depth news reports and documentaries. In May 2011, Robertson was among the 1st western reporters to reach Osama Bin Laden’s compound where he followed his killing by United States Navy Seals.
He has provided coverage of the horrific massacre from Norway, the 2006 Israel-Lebanon crisis from Beirut, Lebanon, and the aftermath of 2005 Hurricane Katrina from New Orleans. In 2003 and 2002, he provided a live report from Iraq on the tension between the West and Saddam Hussein’s government. Robertson covered the War against Terror from Afghanistan, and earned a Royal Television Society award for a series about Al Qaeda training films in the nation, “Terror on Tape.”
Quick Facts About Nic Robertson
|Full Name||Nic Robertson|
|Age||60 years old as of 2022|
|Spouse||Margaret Lowrie Robertson|
|Net Worth||$1 Million – $5 Million|
Robertson holds multiple awards which he has received in his career including a number of Emmy Awards for his work in disaster areas and war zones across the globe. He also holds a 2002 Peabody Award, 2 Overseas Press Club Awards, and 2001 a DuPont Award. He was named Sexiest News Correspondent in the year 2001 by People magazine. When it comes to his education, he is a proud graduate of North London Collegiate School (2014) and Georgetown University (2018).
Nic Robertson Age
Robertson is 60 years old as of 2022. He was born on June 8, 1962, in the United Kingdom. He celebrates his birthday on the 8th of June every year.
Nic Robertson Height
Robertson stands at a height of approximately 5 feet 8 inches (1.73 m).
Nic Robertson Family
Information regarding Robertson’s parents and siblings is currently under review. However, the information will be updated as soon as it’s available.
Nic Robertson Wife
Robertson is married to his lovely spouse, Margaret Lowrie Robertson, a former CNN correspondent and an alumnus of Boston University. The couple takes great pride in being mom and dad to their 2 daughters, whose names are currently under review. The family happily resides in London.
Nic Robertson Salary
Being one of the top journalists for CNN, he earns an annual salary ranging from $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.
Nic Robertson’s Net Worth
Robertson has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a Correspondent, Reporter, and Editor.
Nic Robertson Accident / Injury
Robertson had an accident in the summer of 1984 when he was on his way to his 1st job. At the time, he was a new college graduate. He waved his parents goodbye at a train station in Dundee, Scotland and the train pulled out of the station. The train he was on went off the tracks suddenly on a curve and his car flipped on its side. However, later that day, Robertson arrived at his new job with blood on his shirt from a few insignificant glass cuts and came to discover that he had a broken wrist after 2 days. Robertson came to find out later that the engineer was overspeeding.
At CNN Robertson works alongside;
- Phil Mattingly
- Suzanne Malveaux
- Patrick Oppmann
- Ryan Nobles
- Paula Newton
- Chad Myers
- Jeanne Moos
- David McKenzie
- Oren Liebermann
- Alex Marquardt
- Miguel Marquez
- Athena Jones
- Laura Jarrett
- Kristen Holmes
- Paula Hancocks