- About CIR
Deborah Amos covers Iraq for NPR News. Her reports can be heard on NPR's award-winning <I>Morning Edition</I>, <I>All Things Considered</I>, and <i>Weekend Edition</i>. She has returned to work with NPR after a decade in television news, including ABC's <i>Nightline</i> and <i>World News Tonight</i> and the PBS programs <i>NOW with Bill Moyers</i> and <i>Frontline</i>.
Prior to her work with ABC News, Amos spent 16 years with NPR, where she was most recently the London Bureau Chief. Previously she was based in Amman, Jordan, as an NPR foreign correspondent. Amos won several awards, including an Alfred I. duPont-Columbia Award and a Breakthru Award, and widespread recognition for her coverage of the Gulf War in 1991. She spent 1991-92 as a Nieman Fellow at Harvard University, and is the author of <I>Lines in the Sand: Desert Storm and the Remaking of the Arab World</I> (Simon and Schuster, 1992). In 1982, she received the Prix Italia, the Ohio State Award, and a duPont-Columbia Award for "Father Cares: The Last of Jonestown.” In 1984 she received a Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award for "Refugees."