Masada Siegel is an international correspondent. She writes for The New York Times, The International Herald Tribune, The San Francisco Chronicle, Newsweek/The Daily Beast, The Jerusalem Post, The Toronto Star, SKI Magazine and more. She's also on camera and her stories have appeared on Yahoo News, Reuters, ITN and AOL news. She has been a featured guest speaker at the University of Southern California, Arizona State University and Women’s Symposiums. Masada covered three National Conventions for CNN, rode in a Vice Presidential Motorcade, covering terrorism and general news for CNN, Fox News Channel and CBS News. Masada has a MIA from Columbia University in International Media and Communications with a focus on the Middle East. She attended the University of Southern California for her undergraduate education and completed a double major in International Relations and Communications.
2014 Lowell Thomas Award Winner & 2013 Award Winning Photographer
I was working at CNN as a field producer on Sept 11, 2001. In disbelief, I watched smoke pour out of the enormous gash in the World Trade Center. Soon after, the building started to fall. The next few weeks were filled with bomb scares. New Yorkers’ days were filled with crying friends, heroic firefighters
Civitavecchia & Rome, Italy Masada Siegel, Special to USA TODAY 3:16 p.m. EDT July 1, 2013 (Photo: VINCENZO PINTO AFP/Getty Images) Rome wasn’t built in a day, but if you just have a day and are a first time visitor to the eternal city the must-see places are the Colosseum, the Forum, the Vatican, the
By: Masada Siegel Special to the Star, Published on Fri May 24 2013 HONG KONG—From high to low, here’s how to see and stay and play in Hong Kong. Accommodations: High The Peninsula Hotel built in 1928 is Hong Kong’s oldest hotel and is a mix of colonial and classic, but with all the modern
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