Leila Fadel Biography
Leila Fadel is a popular Lebanese – American journalist presently working for NPR based in Los Angeles, California, the United States as a national correspondent. Leila reports on issues of diversity, culture, and race. Before, she served as NPR’s international correspondent stationed in Cairo. There, Leila reported on the wave of revolts in the Middle East and their aftermath in Tunisia, Libya, and Egypt.
Leila Fadel Age
Leila Fadel was born in 1981 in Lebanon and now resides in the United States. She is 41 years old.
Leila Fadel Height
Leila is a woman of standard stature and stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches (approx. 1.73 m).
Leila Fadel Family
Leila Fadel was born and brought up by her caring and stalwart parents in Saudi Arabia and Lebanon. Nevertheless, details concerning her parents and siblings are not available and we shall update you once we have clear information.
Leila Fadel Education
She enrolled at Northeastern University where she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and political science in 2004.
Leila Fadel Husband
She is a stunning well-renowned journalist at NPR, nevertheless, despite being popular, her marital status is under wrap. However, we are keeping tabs on this portion and we shall update you on her love life once we have detailed information.
Leila Fadel Salary
She receives a satisfactory salary of $97,540 annually. This is according to NPR national correspondents’ salaries.
Leila Fadel Net Worth
Leila Fadel has managed to accumulate decent affluence over the years in her career through hard work and consistency and has an estimated net worth of $5 million.
Leila Fadel Career
As of now, Leila works for National Public Radio in Los Angeles, California as a national correspondent since July 2017. Prior to that, she worked as an international correspondent and reported on the Middle East for NPR. There, Leila covered the stories on the return of authoritarianism, the aftermath of a wave of uprisings in 2011 as well as the rise of extremism.
Moreover, her stories brought us to the heart of a state-ordered massacre of pro-Muslim Brotherhood protesters in Cairo in the year 2013. The police shot into crowds of people to clear them and killed more than 1,000 people during the massacre. Additionally, Leila covered documentation of the harrowing tales of the Yazidi women who were kidnapped and enslaved by the group as well as the 2014 fall of Mosul to ISIS.
Leila also reported on Syrian families desperate and willing to pay to risk their lives and cross a turbulent ocean for Europe as well as the stories of human smugglers in Egypt.
Before joining NPR in 2012, she served as a middle east correspondent for The Washington Post in Cairo, Egypt, and Baghdad, Iraq from January 2009 to June 2012. Prior to that, Leila worked for McClatchy in Baghdad, Iraq as Baghdad bureau chief from 2006 to December 2009.
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