Lucy Kafanov Bio | Wiki
Lucy Kafanov is a Russian-American journalist working for CNN as a National Correspondent. Previously, she was working for NBC News as a Foreign Correspondent. Furthermore, Lucy is best known for being the first Russian-American journalist to gain access to a newly formed Russia’s Arctic Military Brigade.
Lucy Kafanov Age | Cnn Age
She was born on August 8, 1982, in Moscow, Russia. Lucy is 40 years old.
Lucy Kafanov Height
She is a woman of above-average stature. Lucy has a height of 5 ft 7 in (Approx. 1.7m).
Lucy Kafanov Parents
She was born in Moscow, Russia. Lucy is the daughter of Eteri Lobzhanidze(mother) and Vasily Alexeyevich Kafanov(father). In addition, her father is a painter and Illustrator who produced his first exhibition in 1990, in New York. Vasily has also worked with The Smashing Pumpkins to produce their cover release of “Machina” in 2000. Lucy’s family emigrated to the United States when she was eight years old and settled in New York. She is the only child of the Kafanov family.
Lucy Kafanov Husband | Married
Apart from sharing the pride flag on her Twitter Profile, Lucy has not disclosed whether she is single, engaged, divorced, or married due to her secretive character.
Lucy Kafanov Education
She attended George Washington University where she graduated Magna Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa.
Lucy Kafanov CNN
She is currently working for CNN as a national correspondent. In addition, Lucy joined CNN in 2019 as a Correspondent in Denver. Prior to joining CNN in 2019, Lucy was working for NBC News as a foreign correspondent based in London.
During her stint at the network, she has provided the coverage of the 2020 U.S. Presidential Election, the coronavirus pandemic, the nationwide protests and civil unrest sparked by the death of George Floyd, and the devastating impact of climate change & record-breaking wildfires in the West.
While working as a reporter, Lucy has majorly reported on the impact of violence and conflict on civilian communities and has documented the refugee crisis, reporting on the predicament of migrants in Turkey, Macedonia, Germany, and Greece.
Some of Lucy’s colleagues at CNN include:
Elizabeth Cohen – news journalist.
Nia-Malika Henderson – Senior Political reporter.
Dana Bash – Chief Political Correspondent.
Athena Jones – National Correspondent.
Scott McLean – International Correspondent.
Lucy Kafanov NBC
Before joining CNN, Lucy was working for NBC News as a Foreign Correspondent in London reporting for MSNBC, TODAY News, and Nightly News. While working at NBC News, she was taken on board by a U.S. Navy P-3 Orion as it was searching for the missing EgyptAir Flight MS804. She was also among the first reporters to cover the deadly earthquake that almost wiped off the Italian town in 2016, Amatrice.
Additionally, Lucy has also reported on Terrorist attacks in London, Paris, Brexit, and the crisis in Syria and Iraq. She also covered the battle against ISIS in Iraq and was the first Russian-American journalist to access the newly formed Russia’s Arctic Military Brigade.
Before joining NBC News, Lucy was working as an independent multimedia reporter and foreign correspondent. She also worked in Istanbul, as a roving freelance journalist, reporting predominantly on the Middle East, Afghanistan, Russia, and Pakistan.
During her career as a journalist, Lucy has constantly contributed photographs and words from the Middle East, Turkey, and Europe for outlets such as VICE News, Newsweek, Christian Science Monitor, and Al Jazeera.
Lucy Kafanov Awards
She was nominated for an Emmy Award for on-the-ground coverage of the Occupy Wall Street protest movement in the United States. Moreover, Lucy was also recognized by the International Broadcasting global media excellence awards association for covering Pakistani civilian victims of drone strikes in the tribal zones.
In 2015, she received a grant from the IWMF’s Howard G. Buffett Fund for Women Journalists. Additionally, Lucy has also received an award from the Henry Luce Foundation for a fellowship in report writing in 2016.
Lucy Kafanov Ethnicity
She was born in Moscow, Russia. Her family emigrated to the United States in 1990, when she was eight years old. Lucy speaks fluent Russian language. She is of Russian Descent.
Lucy Kafanov Nationality
She was born in Moscow and was raised there for the first eight years of her life. Her family later emigrated to New York, in the United States. Therefore, Lucy is a Russian-American National.
Lucy Kafanov Salary
She works as a national correspondent for CNN. Lucy’s salary is $100,000 annually.
Lucy Kafanov Net Worth
From her illustrious career as a Journalist for more than a decade, there is no doubt that Lucy has accumulated a decent fortune over the years. Lucy’s net worth is $ 5 million.
How Old Is Lucy Kafanov
She is 40 years old. Lucy was born in Moscow, Russia on August 8, 1982.
Is Lucy Kafanov Married
There are no details across the internet that strongly suggests Lucy’s current marital status.