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Leila Fadel Biography, Age, Height, Parents, Husband, and Net Worth

Leila Fadel Biography

Leila Fadel is a Lebanese American journalist and the cohost of National Public Radio’s Morning Edition, a role she took in 2022. She was formerly the network’s Cairo bureau chief and has also chiefly performed in the Middle East and acquired a George Polk Award for her coverage of the Iraq War.

Leila Fadel Age

Fadel is 43 years old as of 2023, she was born in 1981, in Lebanon. Her birthday is publicly not available. We will update this section once the information is available.

Leila Fadel Height

Fadel stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches (1.73m) tall.

Leila Fadel Weight

Fadel has a moderate weight. Her weight is publicly not available. We will update this section once the information is available.

Leila Fadel Education

Fadel was a Jack Shaheen Mass Communications scholar and graduated from Northeastern University School of Journalism in 2004.

Leila Fadel Family

Fadel was born in Lebanon. However, information about her family came to no avail as no such information was publicly available. Thus the identity of Fadel’s parents is unclear. It is also not known if she has siblings. We will update this section once the information is available.

Leila Fadel Husband

Fadel prefers to live privately concerning her love life. Her partner’s information is publicly not available. We don’t know if she is married, dating, or in a relationship. Her partner’s information will be updated once the information is available.

Leila Fadel Children

Any information about Fadel’s children is publicly not available. We will update this section once the information is available.

Leila Fadel Career/NPR

Leila Fadel is a Lebanese American journalist and the cohost of National Public Radio’s Morning Edition, a role she took in 2022. She was formerly the network’s Cairo bureau chief and has also chiefly performed in the Middle East and acquired a George Polk Award for her coverage of the Iraq War.

As a national journalist, Fadel invariably reported on the fault lines of this divided nation. She flew to Minneapolis in the midst of the pandemic as the city exploded in anguish and outrage over the killing of George Floyd. She also reported on policing and race, on American Muslim communities, and on the jarring injustices the coronavirus spread bare in the healthcare system.

However, she also performed as NPR’s international journalist based in Cairo and protected the wave of revolutions in the Middle East and their aftermaths in Egypt, Libya, Tunisia, and beyond. Her stories brought listeners to the heart of a state-ordered carnage of pro-Muslim Brotherhood protesters in Cairo in 2013 when police shot into crowds of people to clear them and killed between 1,000 and 2,000 people.

Before joining NPR, Fadel shielded the Middle East for The Washington Post as the Cairo Bureau Chief. Prior to her position as Cairo Bureau Chief for the Post, she covered the Iraq war for nearly five years with McClatchy Newspapers, Knight Ridder, and thereafter the Washington Post. Her foreign range of the devastating human toll of the Iraq war made her the George. R. Polk Award in 2007.

Leila Fadel Morning Edition

Fadel is a journalist who has performed for NPR’s Morning Edition as a national journalist culture, covering race, and identity in America. She has also reported on a wide range of topics, including immigration, the Black Lives Matter movement, and the impact of COVID-19 on communities of color.

Leila Fadel Salary

Fadel receives an average annual salary of between $ 45,000-$ 110,500. This is Per our average wage estimates for a journalist in Lebanon. However, these figures may vary substantially according to the level of seniority of the employee.

Leila Fadel’s Net Worth

Fadel has an estimated net worth of $1 Million- $5 Million dollars as of 2023. This includes her assets, money, and income. Her primary source of income is her career as a Journalist.