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Rana Foroohar Biography

Rana Foroohar
  • Birth Nation: Iran
  • Name: Rana Foroohar
  • Nationality: Iranian-American
  • Ethnicity: White
  • Profession: Editor
  • Net Worth: N/A
  • Salary: N/A
  • Eye Color: Dark-Brown
  • Hair Color: Dark-Brown
  • Weight in KG: N/A
  • Married: Yes
  • Married to: John Sedgwick (m. 2013)
  • Children: Darya and Alex
  • Education: Columbia University
  • Awards: Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award
  • Books: Makers and Takers: The Rise of Finance and the Fall of American Business
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Synopsis

Rana Foroohar was born in 1970 and is currently working as an assistant managing editor for Times magazine. She is also a CNN's global economic analyst and an economic and political contributor at New York City's public radio station WNYC. Rana started her career as a deputy editor for the Newsweek and covered international business and economic news and now she is a famous world journalist.

Her Life

Rana Foroohar was born on 1970. She graduated from Barnard College, Columbia University in 1992 with a B.A in English Literature. Rana is currently living in Brooklyn, New York. She moved to Frankfort (Indiana) for short during while during 2007. She used to live in Brooklyn and finally she settled down in Brooklyn, New York since2008.

Her works in Newsweek (2001 – 2010)

Rana Foroohar served as a deputy editor in charge for Newsweek and did international business and economics coverage. She also edited a weekly section of breaking news stories, features, and guest articles. Her additional responsibilities were writing the economic cover stories and opinion pieces and a bi-weekly column on the global economy.

Rana Foroohar oversaw Newsweek's global correspondents and stringers team and directed their reporting on the week's business news. While in Newsweek, she was also an in charge of economic coverage for Newsweek's annual Davos special issue, 

Rana Foroohar spent six years as the magazine's European economic correspondent based in London, covering Europe and the Middle East. She won the German Marshall Fund's Peter R. Weitz Prize for transatlantic reporting. Rana also the general editor at Newsweek, a reporter for Forbes, and writer and editor at various other national and international publications.

Present Work

Rana Foroohar has been working as an assistant managing editor/columnist in the Times magazine from the year2010, she is in charge of economics and business. Rana has also been a regular contributor for WNYC Radio since 2012.

Besides that, Rana Foroohar is a global economic analyst in the CNN from past three years (2013). She covers the intersection of economics, business, politics and foreign affairs for domestic and international operations.

Rana Foroohar is an author of 'Makers and Takers: The Rise of Finance and the Fall of American Business'. She is a frequent commentator on economic and political affairs for CBS, NBC, BBC and other media outlets. Rana is also a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

Personal Life

Rana Foroohar married John Sedgwick in 2013. Her husband John Sedgwick is a professional writer and has published eleven books: three works of literary nonfiction, two novels, a family memoir, five collaborative books, and, his co-biography.

Rana Foroohar, who has not yet talked about her net worth, and John Sedgwick have two children, daughter Darya and son Alex. They live in Brooklyn, New York. 

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