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Lara Logan

60 Minutes correspondent and CBS News chief foreign affairs correspondent

Lara Logan

Lara Logan, 60 Minutes correspondent and CBS News chief foreign affairs correspondent, has been covering war zones for more than two decades. Her work has taken her to the frontlines of breaking news around the world, including the recent Ebola crisis and the coalition operation to take back Mosul from ISIS. In 2011 while reporting on the Arab Spring, Logan was almost killed when she was sexually assaulted and beaten by a mob during the Tahrir Square uprising in Egypt. She bravely broke her silence about this brutal attack to draw attention to the violence that female journalists often experience. In addition to multiple Emmy Awards, Logan has received many of journalism's highest honors, including the RTDNA/Edward R. Murrow Award for her reporting in Iraq and Afghanistan, the prestigious Daniel Pearl Award for Outstanding International Investigative Reporting, the David Bloom Award for excellence in enterprise reporting, and the Association of International Broadcasters' Best International News Story Award for her report on the Taliban.