Amber Lyon

Inside Biography


Amber Lyon was born on 9th of November, 1986 in Denver, Colorado, United States of America. She grew up with her parents in St. Louis, Missouri. She was very active from her childhood and always wanted to be a journalist.

Career and path

Amber Lyon joined the University of Missouri to receive education and graduated from there. After her graduation, Amber Lyon started her reporting career, reporting for KVOA in Tucson, Arizona, US. For her late-breaking feature news item called Fantasy, Amber Lyon won a regional Emmy Award from the Rocky Mountain Southwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences in the year 2006.

She received her second regional Rocky Mountain Southwest Chapter Emmy for best on-camera talent reporter-general a s signment in the year 2007. To take Spanish-language immersion cla s ses in Costa Rica and Guatemala, Amber Lyon left KVOA in November 2007. For the third time in her career, in October 2008, Amber Lyon again won the Rocky Mountain Emmy Award for best on-camera talent.

Amber Lyon started to work as a journalist for CNN since June 2010. While working there, she investigated sex trafficking and many others. Amber Lyon also investigated Gulf oil spill. During her investigation, she became the first journalist to scuba dive under the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

Amber Lyon found beads of broken down oil floating ten feet into the water column with her dive partner Philippe Cousteau Jr. They questioned the reason behind the sinking of the oil. Amber Lyon’s contributed to CNN winning Peabody Award for oil spill coverage through her investigative reports.

She investigated sex trafficking of US minors in the year 2010. For her story, Amber Lyon won a Gracie Award for women in media for the story. Her doc u mentary iRevolution: Online Warriors of the Arab Spring with other three investigative film crew was honored with a 2012 New York Festivals International Television and Film Gold World Medal Award. For the doc u mentary, Amber Lyon, and producer of the doc u mentary Taryn Fixel, were recognized as finalists for 2011 Livingston Award for Young Journalists. Amber Lyon published a book named Peace, Love and Pepper Spray in October 2013. It was a photographic essay of protests in the US.

Marriage and personal life

The 34-year-old Amber Lyon has not married yet. She might be too busy to have a boyfriend or she might not have wanted to disclose her about her personal life to the general public. No rumors have been heard about her being a lesbian.

Fact, bio, and height

Amber Lyon stands tall and beautiful at the height of five feet and nine inches. Her net worth is estimated to be high acc u mulated from her salary as a journalist. Besides, journalism, she also does photography. The bio of very talented and smart Amber Lyon can also be found on Wikipedia, IMDb, twitter and more.

by Bchrome, 04 Jan, 2017

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