Logan, Lara 1971–
Logan, Lara 1971–
Born March 29, 1971, in Durban, South Africa; daughter of Derek and Yolanda Logan; married Jason Siemon (a professional basketball player), 1999 (divorced); companion of Joseph Burkett (a contractor); children: (with Burkett) one. Education: Universite de l'Alliance Francaise, diploma; University of Natal, B.Univ., 1992.
Addresses: Office— Washington Bureau, CBS News, 4001 Nebraska Ave. N.W., Washington, DC 20016.
Career: Broadcast journalist. Sunday Tribune, Durban, South Africa, reporter, 1988–89; Daily News, Durban, reporter, 1990–92; Reuters News Agency, producer, 1992–96; freelance correspondent, reporter, assignment editor, and news producer in London, 1996–99; CBS News, New York City, member of news staff, 2002—, Mideast correspondent, 2002–06, chief foreign correspondent from Washington, DC, 2006—, chief foreign affairs correspondent, 2008—. Formerly worked as a swimsuit model and a hostess at the Water Club, New York City.
Awards, Honors: Gracie Allen Awards, best news story, American Women in Radio and Television, 2000, for coverage of violence in the Middle East, 2002, for coverage of war in Afghanistan, and 2003, for coverage of assassination attempt on Afghan president Hamid Kharzai; Gracie Allen Award, outstanding individual achievement for a reporter or correspondent, 2004; Emmy Award, David Kaplan Award, Overseas Press Club of America, and Edward R. Murrow Award, Radio–Television News Directors Association, all 2007, for on–site reporting on U.S. troops under fire in Ramadi, Iraq; award for best international news story, Association of International Broadcasters, 2007, for a report on the Taliban; Gracie Allen Award, outstanding hard news feature, 2008, for story on Iraqi orphans; David Bloom Award, Radio and Television Correspondents Association, 2008.
Television Appearances; Series:
Correspondent, GMTV, ITV, 2000–2002.
Face the Nation, CBS, 2005–2006.
Television Appearances; Specials:
Correspondent, Five Years Later: How Safe Are We?, CBS, 2006.
Television Appearances; Episodic:
The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn (also known as The Late Late Show), CBS, 2003.
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, CBS, 2005.
CBS Evening News with Bob Shieffer, CBS, 2005.
Late Show with David Letterman (also known as The Late Show and Letterman), CBS, 2007.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, NBC, 2007.
Correspondent, CBS News Up to the Minute (also known as Up to the Minute and UTTM), CBS, 2008.
The Daily Show (also known as A Daily Show with Jon Stewart), 2008.
Correspondent, CBS Evening News with Katie Couric, CBS, 2008.
Chief foreign correspondent, The Early Show, CBS, 2008.
Broadcasting & Cable, May 30, 2005, p. 24.
Newsweek, December 25, 2006, p. 82.
New York Times, June 26, 2008, p. E6.
TV Guide, April 26, 2003, p. 41.
CBS News Online, http://www.cbsnews.com, September 10, 2008.
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