Jason Carroll

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Jason Carroll
Born Jason Frederick Carroll
Westlake Village, California
Education University of Southern California
Occupation Journalist
Family Son of Larry Carroll

Jason Frederick Carroll is an American journalist who is a national correspondent for CNN, a cable-news television channel.

Early life and education[edit]

Carroll was born in Westlake Village, California.[1] He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in literature and creative writing from the University of Southern California, located in Los Angeles, California.

Career[edit]

Carroll was scouted as a model after high school. His broadcast career started as an on-air intern at KGET-TV in Bakersfield, California. He also interned for 60 Minutes. He worked for CBS2 in Los Angeles before moving to CNN New York. Since joining CNN[2] he has covered breaking-news stories including the earthquake in Haiti, following soldiers into war in Afghanistan, numerous Hurricanes including Hurricane Katrina, and Hurricane Sandy.

Awards[edit]

Carroll is a recipient of numerous awards including an Edward R. Murrow Award.[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Carroll, Jason. "Twitter / jasoncarrollcnn". Twitter. Retrieved 22 November 2012. 
  2. ^ Staff (undated). "Anchors & Reporters – Jason Carroll". CNN. Retrieved December 7, 2011.
  3. ^ "CNN Profiles - Jason Carroll". Archived from the original on April 17, 2016. Retrieved 20 April 2016.