Women's World Award for CNN's Amanpour

CNN chief international correspondent Christiane Amanpour has won the World Media Award at the Women’s World Awards for her coverage of hostile areas around the world.

Her 20-year career with CNN has taken her on numerous assignments around the world, including Rwanda, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Israel, Iraq, Iran and the Balkans.

Amanpour said: “I am grateful and privileged to receive the World Media Award and I pay tribute to all the wonderful women who are contributing themselves to make the world a better and more peaceful place.”

The Media Award is given to media personalities whose unwavering commitment to their profession has contributed to the diversity in the media landscape.

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