International Correspondent, NPR; and Ferris Professor of Journalism in Residence, Princeton University
Axel Springer Fellow - Class of Spring 2022
Deborah Amos is an award-winning international correspondent for NPR News, which regularly features her groundbreaking reporting on the Middle East and refugees in the United States on Morning Edition, Weekend Edition, and All Things Considered. Amos previously reported for ABC’s Nightline and PBS’s Frontline. A member of the Council on Foreign Relations, she is the author of two books, Eclipse of the Sunnis: Power, Exile, and Upheaval in the Middle East (Public Affairs, 2010) and Lines in the Sand: Desert Storm and the Remaking of the Arab World (Simon and Schuster, 1992). Amos has won several major journalism honors, including the Courage in Journalism Award from the International Women’s Media Foundation, George Foster Peabody Award, Edward R. Murrow Lifetime Achievement Award, and an Emmy. She was part of a team of reporters who won a 2004 Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Award for coverage of Iraq. A Nieman Fellow at Harvard University in 1991-92, Amos returned to Harvard in 2010 as a Shorenstein Fellow at the John F. Kennedy School of Government. She holds a degree in broadcasting from the University of Florida at Gainesville.