Kim Ghattas Biography
Kim Ghattas is a Dutch-Lebanese Correspondent/Author/Reporter who was working with the BBC News team as an International Correspondent between July 2014 and September 2019. She is now working as a Contributing Writer for The Atlantic a role she undertook in February of 2021.
Kim Ghattas Date of Birth / Birthday
Ghattas was born in the year 1977 in Beirut, Lebanon. She, however, shares no information in relation to her exact dates of birth hence it is not known when she celebrates her birthday. However, she is 44 years old as of 2021.
Kim Ghattas Measurements/Height
She stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 6 inches.
Kim Ghattas Partner/ Husband
Ghattas prefers to keep information about his marital status away from the public hence it is not known if she is in marriage. However, we will update this information once it’s available to the public.
Kim Ghattas Kids/Children
Ghattas prefers to keep information about whether or not he has any children away from the public. However, we will update the information once it’s available.
Kim Ghattas Relatives/ Family
Ghattas was born and raised in Beirut, Lebanon to his loving and caring parents. This was on the front lines of the Lebanese civil war. However, he manages to keep information about his family away from the public, however, we will update the information once it’s available.
Kim Ghattas Schooling/Education
Ghattas is a proud graduate of the American University of Beirut where she obtained a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science in the year 1999. Additionally, she also studied French Baccalaureate at Notre Dame de Jamhour in the year 1985.
Kim Ghattas Profession
Ghattas works with the Atlantic where she serves the station as a contributing writer. Additionally, she is also working as a Non-Resident Senior Fellow at Carnegie Endowment for International Peace for Carnegie Endowment for International Peace located in Washington, D.C., and Beirut. She was previously serving as their Senior Visiting Fellow between September 2017 and October 2019. Prior to The Atlantic, she was working with the Foreign Policy as a Columnist. There, she worked between September 2015 and October 2019.
She kick-started her journalism career in the year 1998 when she was working as an intern in Beirut at the local English-language newspaper titled, The Daily Star. After a couple of years, she found herself working as a reporter for the Dutch newspaper De Volkskrant. This is in addition to working at the Financial Times and the BBC. She has spent her time on the road as she was covering the Middle East where she was reporting from Saudi Arabia, Lebanon, Iraq, and Syria. The year 2006 saw her and her BBC colleagues covering the war between Hezbollah and Israel where they won an Emmy for international news coverage.
Later on in the year 2008, she left her post in Beirut, a city that made her the journalist she is to date, in order to become the BBC’s State Department correspondent based in Washington, D.C. For about six years, she travelled regularly with Secretary o State: Condoleezza Rice, Hillary Clinton, and John Kerry. Additionally, she has the honour of being recognized by publications like Monocle for her State Department reporting.
She counts it a privilege that her work has been published by several magazines and publishers. Among them includes The Washington Post, The Daily Beast, Time magazine, and The Atlantic. She regularly and mostly speaks on American television and radio and at special events on Middle East issues and American foreign policy.
Kim Ghattas Income
Ghattas receives an annual income ranging between $30,000 and $90,000.
Kim Ghattas Net Worth
Through Ghattas’ career as a Correspondent/Author/Reporter, he/she has been able to accumulate a net worth that ranges between $1million and $1.5 million.
Additionally, she also serves on the Board of Trustees of the American University of Beirut where she studied and which is a beacon of intellectual engagement in the Middle East. In addition, she serves on the board of directors ARIJ. This is an organization that is dedicated to training and supporting investigative journalists in the Arab world.
Kim Ghattas Black Wave/Books
She is the author of a best-selling book, Black Wave which she has focused on for about three years. Her passion for journalism was after she was searching about the chaos around her which was when she was about thirteen years old.
It is her front-row seat to the making of American foreign policy that led her to write the book, The Secretary: A Journey with Hillary Clinton from Beirut to the Heart of American Power. This book became a New York Times Bestseller. It contains personal reflections about being a child in war-torn Lebanon, and growing up with questions about the States.
Is Kim Ghattas still married?
She shares no information in relation to her dating life. However, we will update this information once it’s available to the public.
Kim Ghattas Twitter and Instagram
Ghattas is active on her social media accounts. She has about 88,980 followers on her Twitter Page and around 3,100 followers on her Instagram account.