CNN’s Nima Elbagir on risking her life for the stories that must be told, and the challenges of being a female, Muslim journalist of color.
The latest On Assignment is up! Tune in to hear from CNN International's Nima Elbagir, #duPont2019 winner for her human rights abuses reporting. Elbagir has reported fearlessly across Africa: on a modern day slave market in Libya, child labor in Congo and a smuggler’s network in Nigeria. She talks about the tough stuff - the challenges of being a Muslim, female journalist of color, and the lighter moments - how she learned what “Selena Gomez viral” means - because she was! Special guest Columbia Journalism School Class of 2019's Sarah Moawad interviewed Elbagir at Columbia Journalism School and joins us in studio.
Listen in for more, and a reminder to enter for #duPont2020 while we’re open for submissions (until July1): http://bit.ly/nima-dupontpod
CNN’s Senior International Correspondent Nima Elbagir has reported fearlessly across Africa. For her 2019 duPont-Columbia award winning work, she and her producer snuck into a modern day slave market in Libya, exposed child labor in Congo and trailed a smuggler’s network in Nigeria to show the w...