One of the best ways to find become excellent is to look at others who have walked the path before you. Here’s a list of people whose work I admire, for various reasons. They deserve note, for their style and longevity.

Christiane Amanpour

Christiane is a British-Iranian reporter and television host who grew up in London. She has worked as the global affairs anchor for the ABC News in America. Also, with CNN International, she hosts a show called “Amanpour”, which is an interview program that runs on in the evenings. Interestingly, Amanpour has been active in the journalism career for more than thirty years. She has an amazing record of being the only journalist who ever interviewed Hosni Mubarak and among the few who interviewed Muammar Gadhafi in the Arab Spring. Amanpour has garnered awards including Television Academy Award (once), George Polk Awards (twice), DuPont-Columbia Award (three times), and News and Documentary Emmys (nine times). Amanpour’s relevance is illustrated by her membership commitment as a board member of the Committee to Protect Journalists and the Center for Public Integrity among others. You can get to read about her works from https://edition.cnn.com/shows/amanpour.

Carrie Gracie

Gracie is of Scotland origin. She became a vibrant journalist who had her early years of practice in the province of China. In 1999, her career started to accelerate as she served with the BBC World News. The reputable programs she anchored BBC News (Channel) where she was the main presenter on Tuesday to Friday mornings. She is also the presenter of The Interview on the BBC World Service. Gracie’s successes include the coverage of the death of Deng Xiaoping the Hong Kong handover. She was a commentator in the 2008 Summer Olympic in Beijing. Another notable professional credit was her interview with Alan Johnston who was abducted by the Palestinian militants of Islam. The latter earned with the Nick Clarke Award. You can read her reputable works from https://carriegracie.com/

Zain Asher

Zain Ejiofor Asher is a Nigerian-British journalist whose journalism prowess is explored in the world of financial reporting. For anyone who wants the niche –finance in journalism, Asher offers a good example. She anchors the CNN Newsroom on weekdays, which holds by 2:30 PM ET. Also, with CNN, she works in the New York City media house as a business correspondent. Asher also works at news 12 Networks as TV reporter, in Brooklyn. Her professional breakthrough included her cover story on the abduction of two hundred schoolgirls by the Boko Haram militants. She also covered the earthquake in Nepal, in the year 2015, with a category above 7, claiming eight thousand souls with many other thousands of injured persons. She made it to Charlie Hebdo’s office to air the report about one of the world notable shootout in France.

Rosemary Church

Rosemary works at CNN’s headquarters in Atlanta. She anchors the 2 – 4 AM edition of Newsroom. She has a track record working with the news and current affairs division of Australian Broadcasting Corporation. At ABC News, she worked at the international arm as a senior Rosemary worked as a reporter for Foreign Correspondent. Also, at Tasmania, she anchored The World At Noon. An important point in Rosemary’s career includes her weekend news presentations on Network Ten. From the 80s to 90s, she hosted a Sunday morning radio show, “Church on Sunday” –a lively program that rocks with music. She won the New York Festival award for the coverage of the Hong Kong to China handover. She was a nominee of the News & Documentary Emmy Award for Outstanding Live Coverage of a Current News Story – Long Form

Jake Tapper

Jake Tapper, an American journalist and author, is the Chief Washington Correspondent for CNN. He anchors the prominent shows The Lead with Jake Tapper and “State of the Union” He worked for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, where he served as a Correspondent to the White House. There, he earned an honorary award from the “White House Correspondents’ Association” Merriman Smith Memorial Award for journalism. Tapper’s noticeable achievements include the coverage of the inauguration of former President Obama; the coverage was awarded an Emmy which earned Outstanding Live Coverage of a Current News Story, and being a part of the team that videoed “Target bin Laden: The Death of Public Enemy#1”

Sophy Ridge

Ridge is an English broadcast journalist who had a record for working with the tabloid newspaper News of the World, where she started out. Later, she got a permanent appointment with Sky News, as a political correspondent. Sophy Ridge on Sunday became her show on the Sky News. She sets an impressive example of political journalism. She was honored with the MHP Communications 30 to Watch. She was also won Top rated female political blogger in the Total Politics Blog Awards and Broadcast Journalist of the Year, in 2016. She owns the website https://www.sophiaridge.com/#Home.

Jacky Rowland

Jacky Rowland is another interesting journalist whose career began as a graduate trainee with BBC. She worked with BBC World where she served as a correspondent in the Northern Africa. She was also one of the first journalists from the West appointed to travel to Afghanistan right after the 911. She gave a good impression that she was reported as one of the fastest emerging BBC stars, by “The Telegraph”. A significant professional achievement was her report in Kosovo, from the Serbian after the NATO bomb incident. She won an award from the Royal Television Society based on her coverage of the Belgrade revolution.

Mark Seddon

Born Mark Anthony Seddon, the British journalist has worked as a correspondent for the United Nations and Diplomatic Correspondent for the Al Jazeera network, English, and had previously worked as an editor of Tribune. He rose to become the Director of Communications for the International Commission on Financing Global Education Opportunity. He was once a Diarist for the Evening Standard and a consistent contributor to The Guardian, The Times, Daily Mail, Country Life, and other media platforms. Seddon happens to be the first journalist who revealed the actual occurrence of the extraordinary rendition on the Indian Ocean’s Territory in the Diego Garcia Island.

Anderson Cooper

Cooper is an American journalist. He had a good record of working with the ABC News as a news correspondent and an anchor at CNN. He hosts the program “Anderson Cooper 360” which has propelled him into popularity. His prominent work includes Hurricane Katrina and the war in Iraq. He has various awards that include Bronze Telly award for the Somalia famine and four times Emmy Awards, not minding other nominations.

Shereen Bhan

Shereen Bhan is a rising star in Indian Journalism. She anchors and produces different shows like The Nation’s Business, Power Turks and India Business Hour among others. She is the Executive Head of CNBC-TV18, an Indian channel. Apart from her sparkling beauty, she has a beautiful demeanor and friendliness. She has a basket of Awards that include the FICCI Woman of the Year Award and she holds her name in high esteem as a Young Global Leader in 2009, which was declared at the World Economic Forum.

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