BirthdayJune 1, 1964
BirthplaceNew York, USA

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  1. About Deborah Feyerick

    Full name: Deborah Feyerick
    Also known as: Deborah Feyerick, Feyerick, Deborah
    Professions: American journalist

  2. Deborah Feyerick Biography

    Deborah Feyerick is an American journalist and National Correspondent for CNN and CNN International.Deborah Feyerick spent her early childhood in Paris, France before moving to the United States. She grew up in New Jersey and moved to Manhattan to attend Barnard College where she graduated in 1987 with a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature and where she later received the Young Alumna Award. During college she worked at NBC as a news assistant. After graduation she went to work for Conde Nast as a researcher at GQ Magazine, leaving to travel on her own for a year through Europe, North Africa, Asia Minor, Eastern Europe, the Soviet Union and Middle East.Feyerick returned in 1990 and soon after moved to London and Norway where she worked for an independent news & video production company funded by Swedish media giant Millicom. She spent weeks living in Gaza and the West Bank while working on a two-part series for the MacNeil/Lehrer NewsHour on Palestinian refugee camps and Israeli settlers.Feyerick's first on-air reporting job was as a crime reporter for WTXL in Tallahassee. She returned to Manhattan and worked at Time, Inc as a Special Correspondent for Life Magazine covering the Los Angeles Riots, The American Family, and the 50th Anniversary of D-Day.In 1992, Feyerick was among the first group hired for Time Warner start-up NY1 News. She covered entertainment, health and, ultimately, breaking news. She received multiple Emmy nominations for her work covering the AIDS epidemic through the eyes of New York City high school teacher Wayne Fischer.In 2000, Feyerick joined CNN as a New York based correspondent. A year later, she covered the 1998 United States embassy bombings trial of terrorists who reported to Osama Bin Laden and who were ultimately convicted of murder and conspiracy to blow up US Embassies in Kenya and Tanzania. The Federal trial in Manhattan took nearly six months with the verdict coming May 2001. Months later on 9/11 the World Trade Center towers and Pentagon were attacked. Feyerick was at Mayor Rudy Giuliani's makeshift headquarters when he announced thousands had died in the towers, among them 343 New York City firefighters, FDNY. Her account appears in the book Covering Catastrophe: Broadcast Journalists Report September 11.During CNN's extensive coverage of the tragedy, Feyerick was on the investigative team breaking news about the hijackers and their US connections in New York, New Jersey, Boston and the Midwest. The team was later recognized with a 2002 National Headliner Award for Outstanding Continuing Coverage of 9/11. She was in court when Zacharias Moussaoui, the so-called 20th hijacker, tried to plead guilty, later reversing his plea in the Eastern District of Virginia. Feyerick also covered the arraignment of American Taliban John Walker Lindh.In 2002, Feyerick covered the murder trial of Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel, nephew of Ethel Kennedy. Skakel was convicted of the 1975 murder of his neighbor Martha Moxley

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