Robyn Curnow

Robyn Curnow
  • Correspondent, CNN, South Africa

MPhil in Int'l Relations, Cambridge Univ. Former: News Reporter, SABC; Reporter, BBC; freelance correspondent & anchor, CNN, London, reporting on death of Pope John Paul II from the Vatican, the 2005 London bombings and the South Asian tsunami (CNN team won a DuPont-Columbia Award). Currently: Anchor and Correspondent, CNN, Jo'burg; Host, CNN Marketplace Africa; has interviewed newsmakers such as former SA President Nelson Mandela, US First Lady Michelle Obama, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon, former US President Bill Clinton, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, South African President Jacob Zuma, Rwandan President Paul Kagame, and as numerous business leaders; has filed stories and presented shows from Ethiopia, Tanzania, Uganda, Mozambique, Lesotho, Malawi, Kenya, Namibia, Botswana and others. Recipient, int'l awards for coverage of HIV/Aids epidemic in SA and documentary on Mandela at 90.