Jim Maceda

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Jim Maceda
Born James Maceda
(1949-01-18) January 18, 1949 (age 66)
Occupation Television journalist
Known for Foreign Correspondent for NBC News

James "Jim" Maceda (born January 18, 1949) is a journalist[1] and a foreign correspondent for NBC News based in London.[2] He is Special Foreign correspondent.


In his more than 40-year career with NBC he has covered everything from war in the Middle East to peacekeeping missions in the former Yugoslavia. He has been based in Manila where he covered the Cambodian war, the Burma Revolt, the Tiananmen Square Massacre in Beijing, the drug war in Colombia and the Panama Invasion. He was based in Germany, then in Moscow where he covered then Soviet Union president Mikhail Gorbachev and the fall of the Soviet Union. He was the first TV journalist to be given access to a secret nuclear city in Siberia and the U.S. peacekeeping in Somalia. He was based in Tel Aviv where he covered the Lebanon war and Israel's handing-over of the Sinai to Egypt. Maceda began his journalism career as a producer for CBS News based in Paris; he was also a reporter for French television.


  1. ^ "Overseas Press Club Gives Award to Terry Anderson". The New York Times. 6 May 1992. p. 12. Retrieved 24 October 2013. ...Jim Maceda of NBC News ... for best TV spot news reporting from abroad, ... Mr. Maceda for "Attempted Coup in the Soviet Union" 
  2. ^ Jim Maceda - NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams - About Us | NBC News

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