Elizabeth Palmer Biography
Elizabeth Palmer is a Canadian journalist, she is known being the senior foreign correspondent. She won the duPont Award for her reporting on the Syrian civil war. Before she joined CBS News, she was the Moscow correspondent for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, reporting in both English and French.
Elizabeth Palmer Education
Palmer graduated with honors from the University of British Columbia in 1976 with a bachelor’s in English and later graduate studies at the Centre for Journalism Studies at University College in Cardiff.
Elizabeth Palmer CBS News
CBS News’ senior international correspondent is Elizabeth Palmer. She has been assigned to cover Asia, reporting from numerous capitals throughout the continent until she settles in Beijing. Palmer had worked in Moscow and London.
Palmer was one of the first network correspondents to enter Afghanistan after the 9/11 attacks. She spent the next decade covering the battles in Afghanistan and Iraq. She has also traveled to Iran on several occasions to cover politics, culture, and the country’s nuclear program. She is still one of the few Western journalists who has visited Iran’s nuclear facilities.
Palmer is best known for her work as a war correspondent, but she also enjoys the arts and has written numerous pieces for “CBS Sunday Morning.” She is proud of the fact that Austrian body painter Johannes Stötter disguised her as a bunch of bananas on video.
A profile of American musician and civil rights activist Josephine Baker, as well as an interview with Amor Towles, the American author of the bestselling novel “A Gentleman in Moscow,” are among the highlights of her arts coverage.
Palmer enjoys knitting, which she claims helps her relax in war zones.
She was Moscow’s correspondent for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation before joining CBS News, reporting in both English and French. She also launched the CBC’s Latin American office in Mexico City in 1994, where she spent three years covering stories from the region, including the North American Free Trade Agreement’s implementation and the indigenous insurgency in Chiapas.
She worked as a documentary reporter for CBC’s The Journal and a reporter for the business program “Venture” in Toronto prior to her international postings. Palmer was the host of CBC Radio’s Olympic coverage from the 1988 Winter and Summer Olympic Games, as well as anchoring some of the corporation’s most well-known current affairs shows.
She has written for Columbia Journalism Review and The Globe and Mail, and has submitted reports and analysis for PBS and National Public Radio’s Iraq – An Oral History.
Palmer won the Best Television Documentary Award from the Science Writers of Canada in 1994, the Best News Feature Award from the New York Television and Radio Academy in 1995, and the Sigma Delta Chi Award in 2005 for her coverage of the Beslan school hostage incident in Russia. She has received a number of Emmy nominations.
Elizabeth Palmer Salary
Palmer earns a yearly salary ranging between $46,238 – $95,000.
Elizabeth Palmer Net worth
Palmer has an estimated net worth of $ 950, 000.
Elizabeth Palmer Age
Palmer is around 67 years old.
Elizabeth Palmer Height
Palmer stands at a height of 5 feet 5 inches tall.
Elizabeth Palmer Family
Palmer has not revealed any details concerning her family.
Elizabeth Palmer Husband
Palmer is married to her husband Luc Laporte. The couple has two children together, Zachary and Khloe Laporte.