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
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