Atia Abawi Bio, Age, Height, Husband, Salary, Net Worth, NBC News

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Atia Abawi Biography

Atia Abawi is a prominent American writer, television journalist, analyst, host, and author. She spent almost five years working as a foreign correspondent in Kabul, Afghanistan before moving to Jerusalem in 2013. After completing her college education, Atia worked as a foreign news journalist for CNN. Following her graduation, she won Virginia Tech’s Outstanding Alumna Award. Moreover, Atia has won several awards including the DuPont-Columbia Award and the George Foster Peabody Award.

Atia Abawi Age

Atia Abawi was born on August 18, 1982, in West Germany. She is 41 years old.

Atia Abawi Height

Atia stands at a height of 5 feet and 5 inches (Approx 1.65 m).

Atia Abawi Family

Atia was born to Afghanistan’s parents, Mahnaz Ismail Abawi (mother), and Abdul Wahid Abawi (father) who fled from Afghanistan following the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan. Atia was then brought up in the United States.

Atia Abawi Husband

She is happily married to her caring husband, Conor Powell, a former Fox News foreign correspondent. The pair tied the knot on July 7, 2012, in Leesburg, Virginia. As a couple, they are blessed with two kids, a son and a daughter whose names are still under review.

Atia Abawi Education

She attained her high school diploma from Annandale High School. Later, she attended and graduated from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

Atia Abawi Salary

She receives a satisfactory salary ranging between $45,000 -$110,500 annually.

Atia Abawi Net Worth

Atia has managed to garner enormous wealth from her career move the years and has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 million and $5 million.

Atia Abawi Career

Atia commenced her career as a reporter at CTV 76, a regional TV station based in Largo, Maryland. Later, she moved to Atlanta and started working for CNN and then NBC News. She spent most of her time in Afghanistan, where she worked with Afghan Soldiers and American NATO. In 2010, Atia was hired by NBC News as a correspondent and bureau chief for Afghanistan.

While at NBC, she analyzed and commented on NBC News’ special coverage of the United States raid that led to the death of Osama Bin Laden and also covered the Royal Wedding from London. As an author, she has written A Land of Permanent Goodbyes, a young adult book that was released in 2018. She also wrote The Secret Sky: A Novel of Forbidden Love in Afghanistan, a novel based on her experiences in Afghanistan.

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