Richard Engel

At the 2015 [[Peabody Awards]] ceremony Richard Engel (born September 16, 1973) is an American journalist and author who is the chief foreign correspondent for NBC News. He was assigned to that position on April 18, 2008 after serving as the network's Middle East correspondent and Beirut bureau chief. Before joining NBC in May 2003, Engel reported on the start of the 2003 war in Iraq for ABC News as a freelance journalist in Baghdad.

Engel is known for having covered the Iraq War, the Arab Spring and the Syrian Civil War. He speaks and reads Arabic fluently and is fluent in Italian and Spanish. Engel received the Medill Medal for Courage in Journalism for his report "War Zone Diary".

Engel wrote ''A Fist in the Hornet's Nest'', published in 2004, about his experience covering the Iraq War from Baghdad. His most recent book, ''And Then All Hell Broke Loose'', published in 2016, is about his two-decade career in the Middle East as a freelance reporter. Provided by Wikipedia
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