Matthew Chance Biography
This is what you need to know about Matthew Chance is a British journalist working for CNN. He is one of the network’s Senior International correspondents. He is based in Moscow, Chance was held by forces of Colonel Gaddafi at the Rixos al Nasr hotel in Tripoli, Libya in August 2011.
Matthew Chance Age
Chance was born in 1970 in the United Kingdom. He is currently 51 years old as of 2020.
Matthew Chance Height
Chance is a man of average stature and shape.
Matthew Chance Family
Chance has kept details concerning his family away from the public eye. it is unknown if he has any siblings. We will update once we get more information.
Matthew Chance Wife
Chance has kept details concerning his love life private away from the public eye. It is unknown if he is married or dating someone. We will update once we get more information.
Matthew Chance Salary
Chance earns an salary ranging between $ 40,000- $ 105,370.
Matthew Chance Net worth
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Matthew Chance Education
Chance studied at the University of London where she earned a BA in Archaeology and Art from the School of Oriental and African Studies.
Matthew Chance CNN
Chance is CNN’s senior international correspondent based in Moscow. He has covered major stories for CNN global news networks from the Middle East, Afghanistan, Russia and Chechnya, Europe and the Far East.
He was one of the journalists held by the forces of Gaddafi at Rixos al Nasr hotel in Tripoli, Libya, in August 2011. He reported by Twitter throughout the period of his capture and was live on CNN as the International Committee of the Red Cross finally evacuated the detainees.
Chance led CNN’s coverage of the 2008 Russia-Georgia conflict, reporting from the frontlines. He and his team were the only television correspondent to cross from Georgian to Russian territory, filing reports from Tskhinvali, the devastated capital of the South Ossetia war zone. Once the conflict ended he secured an exclusive interview with Russian Prime Minister, Vladimir Putin — the network’s first for eight years.
Chance covered the 2008 militant attacks on the city and the siege of the landmark Taj Majal Hotel he reported from Mumbai, India. He reported on the Beslan school siege in September 2004 when 344 civilians perished on a three-day standoff between Chechen rebels and Russian security forces. Chance also covered the Moscow theatre hostage crisis in October 2002, in which nearly 800 people were held captive by Chechen rebels.
Chance was the journalist to interview the Palestinian leader, Yasser Arafat, after Israeli troops lifted a siege on his compound in May 2002. He also covered the Israeli siege of the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem in May 2002.
Chance joined CNN in October 2001 he reported from Northern Afganistan. When Kabul fell to the Northern Alliance forces he was the first Western reporter to arrive in the city.
Matthew Chance Social Media
Just been detained by Russian police outside navalny penal colony pic.twitter.com/aP2N2t80FP
— Matthew Chance (@mchancecnn) April 6, 2021