American Forum - Breathing the Fire
September 29, 2008
11:00AM - 11:00AM (EDT)
Since 2003, CBS News Correspondent Kimberly Dozier has worked primarily in Baghdad, and has covered Iraq and the Middle East extensively for The CBS Evening News, The Early Show, and CBS Radio News. On Memorial Day 2006, while reporting a story in Baghdad, she was seriously wounded in a car bombing but recovered completely after multiple surgeries and months of physiotherapy. Prior to her CBS News appointment, Dozier had served as Chief Correspondent for WCBS-TV New York's Middle East bureau, London Bureau Chief and Chief European Correspondent for CBS Radio News, and a CBS News reporter. She has also written for the Washington Post and the San Francisco Chronicle. Dozier received a 2008 Peabody Award as well as three American Women in Radio and Television Gracie Awards in 2000, 2001, and 2002. She earned a master's degree in Foreign Affairs from U.Va. in 1993.