Alexandra Crawford Biography
Crawford is a British journalist who currently works as a Special Correspondent for Sky News based in Turkey, Crawford currently covers the ongoing Russian invasion of Ukraine, having begun 5 March 2022. On 9 March Alex Crawford interviewed Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy in English, discussing the current state of the conflict. She subsequently worked for the BBC and for TV-am before joining Sky News when it was launched in 1989. She began working as a foreign correspondent for Sky News in 2005.
Alex Crawford Age
Alexandra Christine Crawford was born on 15th April, 1962, Surrey, England.
Alex Crawford Height
She stand at a height of 5 feet and 8 inches.
Alex Crawford Parents
Crawford was born to an English-Chinese mother and a Scottish father. She was brought up in Nigeria, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
Alex Crawford Education
She was educated at Cobham Hall School in Kent
Alex Crawford Spouse
Crawford lives in Istanbul, Turkey, with her husband, sports journalist Richard Edmondson..
Alex Crawford Children
Crawford and her husband, sports journalist Richard Edmondson, have four children.
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Crawford covered the 2011 Libyan Civil War. She was widely praised for her live on-scene reporting of the Battle of Tripoli. She was the first TV journalist to enter Libya with the rebels. She travelled with a rebel convoy into the heart of Tripoli, shooting direct live footage of the rebel advances, which reached Green Square with little resistance from pro-Gaddafi forces. She wore a helmet and bulletproof vest, stating that she did not feel in any danger, but wore them as a precaution against celebratory gunfire. She also covered the raid of Bab al-Azizia live from outside the compound, and was one of the first journalists to go inside once the raid was over.
Crawford was active in covering the Northern Mali conflict from 15 January 2013 until the end of French military operations. Her Sky News team was the first to enter Timbuktu after it was liberated by French forces.
In April 2019, amid the Dawn of Idlib military operation, Crawford and her media team, including Sky producer Martin Vowles and two civilian activists came under fire from Syrian government forces in the contested village of Hbit in the northern Idlib Governorate. Crawford said, “we were spotted by a military drone and then repeatedly shot at with what we believe were 125mm shells probably fired from a T-72 Russian battle tank”. Bilal Abdul Kareem, an activist from New York, who had been acting as Crawford’s guide was injured in the shelling by shrapnel and taken to Khan Shaykhun for medical treatment.
Crawford currently covers the ongoing Russian invasion of Ukraine, having begun 5 March 2022. On 9 March Alex Crawford interviewed Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy in English, discussing the current state of the conflict.
Alex Crawford Salary
Her annual wage is estimated to be USD 80,000.
Alex Crawford Net worth
Her net worth is estimated to be USD 800,000.
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