Vladimir Duthiers Biography
Vladimir Duthiers is an American television journalist who has been a correspondent for CBS News since 2014 following five years at CNN. Duthiers was a member of the CNN team that won two Emmy Awards for its coverage of the 2010 Haiti earthquake. He also won a Peabody Award for his coverage from Nigeria of the kidnapping of the schoolgirls by Boko Haram.
Vladimir Duthiers Age
Vladimir Duthiers was born on December 21, 1969 in New York, New York.
Vladimir Duthiers Wife | Married | Girlfriend
Duthiers was in a romantic relationship with Marian Wang. Being a low key person, Duthiers has successfully managed to keep his personal life away from the media.
Vladimir Duthiers Ethnicity
Born and raised in New York, Duthiers is the son of Haitian immigrants of partial French descent. He is fluent in French and Haitian Creole.
Vladimir Duthiers Education
Duthiers went to the University of Rhode Island, first with a journalism major before switching his focus to political science. In 1991, he graduated and started working on Wall Street in the financial services industry. In 1993, Duthiers joined the asset management firm AllianceBernstein where he was ultimately promoted to Managing Director responsible for business development in Asia, Europe, Latin America and the Middle East, before returning part-time to study broadcast journalism at Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.
Vladimir Duthiers Career
Duthiers joined CNN in 2009 while at Columbia, first as an intern, then as a production assistant, working on Christiane Amanpour’s Amanpour and Anderson Cooper 360°. The day after the 2010 Haiti earthquake, Duthiers traveled to Haiti with the CNN team, working as an interpreter and production assistant.Vladimir Duthiers Photo Duthiers was part of the team that won two Emmy Awards for its coverage of the earthquake. Duthiers was later posted to Nigeria as an international correspondent, where he won a Peabody Award for his work covering the kidnapping of the Nigerian schoolgirls by the terrorist group Boko Haram.
During his assignment in Nigeria, he reported on the terrorist activities of Boko Haram which, in addition to the kidnapping of the Chibok girls, have been responsible for killing thousands of Nigerians since 2009. While in the region, he covered the ongoing military intervention in Mali, the trial and sentencing of the former Liberian warlord Charles Taylor at the ICC in Sierra Leone, the terrorist attack and the In Amenas hostage crisis in Algeria, the crash of Dana Air Flight 992 and President Barack Obama’s visit to Senegal.
Duthiers also reported from Japan and South Korea on U.S. military operations in the Asia-Pacific theater, in the Middle East on the front lines of the Israeli-Palestinian crisis, from the streets of Bangkok during Thailand’s political turmoil and the birth of the royal baby Prince George in July 2013.
He joined CBS News in August 2014, as a news correspondent, based in New York. Duthiers’s work has been featured on CBS This Morning, the CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley, CBS News Sunday Morning, 48 Hours and all CBS News platforms. Duthiers is also an anchor for CBSN, the streaming news channel from CBS News and CBS Interactive.
Vladimir Duthiers Speech
Duthiers delivered the commencement address for his undergraduate alma mater in May 2017, the University of Rhode Island. During his speech, Duthiers told of how he was galvanized to leave his career in finance at age 37 to pursue his calling as a journalist. Duthiers was inspired, he said, by the words often attributed to Saint Augustine: “The key to immortality is first living a life worth remembering.” He also defended journalism as a profession that gives voice to the powerless and memorializes those who would otherwise be forgotten. Duthiers was awarded an honorary doctorate from URI.