Jennifer Griffin, Correspondent for FOX News Channel
Jennifer Griffin is a Jerusalem-based correspondent for FOX News Channel (FNC). Griffin joined FNC in 1999 and covers foreign policy and breaking news from Israel and across the Middle East.
Over the past seven years, Griffin has reported on some of the most significant events in recent Middle Eastern history, including the end of Ariel Sharon’s time as Prime Minister of Israel, the transition of Ehud Olmert to power, the death of Yasser Arafat, and the Palestinians’ election of Hamas into government. Griffin has recently spent time in Gaza and the West Bank providing coverage of the Israeli Army’s efforts to free young Israeli soldiers taken hostage by Hamas.
In 2005 Griffin was on scene in the Gaza Strip to report on the evacuation of Jewish settlers from Israeli occupied territories. Prior to that, she secured a rare interview with Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon and reported on multiple suicide bombings in Jerusalem and Tel Aviv. In 2003 and 2004 Griffin reported extensively on Operation Enduring Freedom, providing coverage of U.S. and coalition operations in Iraq and their effect on the greater Middle East region. Griffin was also among the first television reporters to arrive in Thailand after the 2004 tsunami. From there, she provided on-site coverage of the destruction from some of the most devastated regions.
· Reporter, Associated Press
· Reporter, U.S. News and World Report
· Reporter, The Sowetan newspaper in Johannesburg, South Africa, where she covered Nelson Mandela's release from prison.
B.A. in Comparative Politics from Harvard University in 1992
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