Matthew Chance Biography
Matthew Chance is a media personality serving as the Senior International Correspondent for CNN. He joined CNN in 2001 and he is based in Moscow.
Matthew Chance Age
He was born in March 1970 in the United Kingdom.
Matthew Chance Height
His exact height is unknown though he is a man of tall stature.
Matthew Chance Nationality
He is a British national.
Matthew Chance Education
Chance studied at the University of London before joining the School of Oriental and African Studies where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Archeology and Art.
Matthew Chance Parents
He is a secretive man when it comes to his personal life. Because of this he has managed to keep his parents out of the limelight.
Matthew Chance Siblings
There is no information about his siblings.
Matthew Chance Wife
Chance is a married man though he has managed to keep his wife’s identity out of the limelight.
Matthew Chance Kid
He is a father to Anna Chance. Her daughter’s information is out of reach for the public except for her name only.
Matthew Chance CNN
Chance is CNN’s senior international correspondent based in Moscow. He has reported extensively on major stories for CNN’s global news networks from the Middle East, Afghanistan, Russia and Chechnya, Europe and the Far East.
Matthew also led CNN’s coverage of the 2008 Russia-Georgia conflict, reporting from the frontlines. With his team, he was the only television correspondent to cross from Georgian to Russian territory, filing reports from Tskinvali. When the conflict ended, he secured an exclusive interview with the Russian Prime Minister, Vladimir Putin, the network’s first for eight years. He also sat down with Russia’s president, Dmitry Medvedev, for a one-on-one interview.
Chance joined CNN in October 2001 when he reported from Northern Afghanistan. As Kabul fell to the Northern Alliance forces, he was the first CNN correspondent, and one of the first Western reporters, to arrive in the city, entering the Afghan capital on foot. He then reported on the emotional outpouring as the people of Kabul reacted to the departure of the Taliban.
Between 1996 and 2001, he was a freelance correspondent based in Sri Lanka, Bangkok and London. Some of the events he covered on behalf of CNN include the violence in East Timor, the Israeli/Palestinian conflict, the NATO bombing of Yugoslavia and the refugee crisis in Kosovo. He has also reported extensively on the troubles in Chechnya, spending almost 18 months in Russia and Chechnya reporting for CNN. Previously he worked in London as a broadcast journalist for the BBC World Service.
Matthew Chance Confined
Chance was held by forces of Colonel Gaddafi at the Rixos al Nasr hotel in Tripoli, Libya, in August 2011 together with other journalists. 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.
Matthew Chance Salary
His annual salary ranges between $40,000 to $105,370.
Matthew Chance Net Worth
His net worth is undisclosed.
Matthew Chance Instagram
Chance does not have an Instagram account.