Friday, April 29, 2011

Atika Shubert of CNN

Something's wrong with my home's cable TV this evening, it can only show CNN program.

Because of this I have to watch the wedding ceremony of Great Britain's Prince William and Catherine Middleton, which was really good. Their wedding dresses, wedding vows, and balcony double kisses.

CNN has a team of to report the event, the one that I noticed most was Atika Shubert. It was the first time that I saw her reporting again after she reported the Tsunami that devastated the Province of Aceh in late 2004.

The reason why I was interested in Atika because she has an Indonesian name.

According to CNN's website, Atika has been stationed at CNN's bureau in London since 2008. She is responsible for covering general news in the U.K and other regional assignments.

She joined CNN in 2000 and covered news from the Jakarta Bureau. She was one of the first CNN correspondents to report live from Aceh, Indonesia on the Indian Ocean tsunami in December 2004 that killed more than 200,000 in Aceh alone. Her reports from the devastated region helped earn CNN the prestigious Alfred I. Dupont-Columbia Award in 2005.

In 2004 Atika moved to CNN's Tokyo bureau and then Jerusalem, Israel, in 2006.

According to Wikipedia, prior to working for CNN, Atika was a correspondent for The Washington Post and The New Zealand Herald in Indonesia as she speaks both English and Indonesian fluently. She is a graduate of the Class of 1991 of Jakarta International School. She is an Economics graduate of Tufts University in Massachusetts,.U.S.A.

13 comments:

colson said...

The royal wedding has passed without me watching it ( which I pity because several sources told me Kate's -I mean Catherine's- sister looked gorgeous :).

As for Atika - I blame myself for not having known she was Indonesian ( one of my daughter-in-law's is names Atika :))

Wisata Murah said...

You look good to know the names of reporters

I even sometimes do not pay attention

know the name Atika Shubert. this from your article

Terrans said...

I thought I am going to read about the royal wedding then I read about beautiful and very smart Atika :))

I understand I did not watch the wedding either but got all the gossip from my dad who watched it he, he.

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Multibrand said...

@Colson,
Hmmm ... I never knew that Kate's sister is gorgeous. I'll check again.
About Atika, I thought she has Indonesian blood inside but was not sure before.

@Wisata Murah,
One thing I love about blogging is that we can share with others about what each other know.

@Terrans,
Many people are talking about the wedding so I prefer to write about someone else who happened to be an Indonesia.

TUKANG CoLoNG said...

mengharumkan nama bangsa.. hihi

Deeahzone said...

Nice share Harry! Proud of Indonesian reporters like Atika:)

Multibrand said...

@TUKANG CoLoNG,
Anda benar, mengharumkan.

@Deeahzone,
Yes she is a beautiful and smart reporter.

Kiwi Riverman's Blogesphere said...

Watched the Royal wedding later in the evening after sports.NZ Breakers basketball side won the Australian Basketball League final - a first for them, and a first for NZ franchises competing in any Aussie sport competitions. Watched some Super 15 rugby too. ood evening.

Multibrand said...

Hi Peter/Kiwi,
Thank you for the sports update.

sikujang said...

lol..I prefer to say that she's cute LOL..

hello brother..long time not to come here :D

Multibrand said...

Sikujang,
Yeah she's cute indeed.
I am glad to see you again. Thanks.

Tio-Tutorblog said...

Wiiiii jadi bangga ni ama orang indonesia .... MERDEKA !!!! Nina From Bandung

Multibrand said...

Tio-Tutorblog,
Iya kita harus selalu bangsa sebagai bangsa Indonesia.
Terima kasih anda terlah follow blog saya di Google Friend Connect.