IMWF: Profile on Arwa Damon, 2014 Courage in Journalism Award

She has traveled across the Arab world for over a decade, reporting extensively on the on-going conflicts in some of the most war-ravaged zones, and in 2012 covered the civil war in Syria.

Regardless of the constant shelling and sniper fire during her last trip to Homs, Arwa Damon’s persistence, strength, and focus on bringing forth what needs to be known in order to help document history, has her standing tall amidst the rubble.

Arwa Damon, 36, is CNN’s Emmy-award winning Senior International Correspondent, living and working out of Beirut and covering stories from some of the most precarious, yet captivating places on Earth that have few or no laws protecting press freedom and widespread intimidation of journalists.

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