Roxana Saberi Profile
Roxana Saberi is an American journalist working as a CBS News correspondent based in London. She joined CBS News in January 2018. She is also a former Miss North Dakota pageant winner.
Roxana Saberi Education
Saberi graduated summa cum laude from Concordia College in Moorhead, Minn., with a degree in communications and French. She has a Master’s degree in Journalism from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism and Foreign Affairs from the University of Cambridge.
Roxana Saberi Career
Previously, Saberi worked as a freelance reporter for CBS News and Newspath, CBS News’ partner news channel, from 2016 to 2018. She worked on CBSN, CBS News’ 24/7 digital live news network, as a fill-in anchor.
Before joining CBS News, Saberi was the reporter for Al Jazeera America, where she covered breaking news, business, and investigation reports around the United States and abroad. She documented child labor and Muslim-Buddhist tensions in Myanmar. In Japan, she hosted and reported on the 70th anniversary of the nuclear bombing of Hiroshima, the U.S. military presence in Okinawa, and the biracial presence in Japanese culture. In Al Jazeera America, Saberi has created social justice beats, focusing on gender issues, LGBTQ rights, and racial and ethnic minorities.
Saberi spent six years working and blogging in Iran. Fluent in Persia, she covered politics, foreign affairs, the nuclear program, the environment, culture, and the evolving status of women in Iran. While there, she opened and ran the Tehran office of Feature Story Journalism, contributing regular and in-depth news stories to media organizations including PBS, Fox News, Channel News Asia, NPR, PRI, and Deutsche Welle. She has worked as a freelance reporter for the BBC in Iran and filed radio stories for ABC.
In 2009, while writing a book on Iran, Saberi was detained and held in Tehran’s Evin Prison for 100 days on a bogus charge of CIA espionage. After an international petition for her release, she returned to the United States and wrote the book Between Two Worlds: My Life and Imprisonment in Iran. She continued to contribute stories on Iran and the Middle East and worked as a commentator for numerous news organizations in Iran. Saberi also guarded Afghanistan after the fall of the Taliban, Iraq after the defeat of Saddam Hussein, and Lebanon in 2006.
Quick Facts About Roxana Saberi
|Full Name||Roxana Saberi|
|Age||44 years old as of 2021|
|Net Worth||$1 Million – $5 Million|
Saberi has received many honors for her service, including the Medill Medal of Bravery, the Ilaria Alpi Freedom of the Press Award, and the NCAA Award of Valor. She started her journalism career as a reporter for KVLY-TV, an NBC subsidiary in Fargo, North Dakota. She posted to News 24 Houston.
Roxana Saberi Age
Saberi is 44 years old as of 2021. She was born on 26 April 1977 in Belleville, New Jersey, United States. She celebrates her birthday on the 26th of April every year.
Roxana Saberi Height
Saberi stands at a height of 5 feet 5 inches (1.65 m) tall.
Roxana Saberi Family
Saberi is the daughter of Reza Saberi, who was born in Iran, and Akiko Saberi, who emigrated from Japan. When she was six months old, her family moved to Fargo, North Dakota. However, she has not revealed any information about her siblings.
Roxana Saberi Husband
Saberi is married to filmmaker Bahman Ghobadi. More Information about Saberi’s marriage life is not known for she has managed to keep her personal life away from the limelight. It is therefore not known if Saberi has any children.
Roxana Saberi Salary
Being one of the top correspondents for CBS, Saberi earns an annual salary ranging between $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.
Roxana Saberi Net Worth
Saberi has an estimated net worth of between $100,000 – $1 Million which she has earned through her successful career as a journalist.