Karoun Demirjian is a versatile and highly talented woman, an American international multimedia journalist known for her total dedication and passion for the job. She has worked with various media companies and has made many written and visual contributions during her illustrious career. Her work has taken her around the world, including Russia, Jordan, Israel, Gaza, the West Bank, and Germany. Karoun is also interested in music and is a professional classical soprano who plays the piano competently.
After working as a journalist with various media over the years, Demirjian now works as a freelance reporter for the Washington Post, where she covers areas such as foreign policy and defense. She has won a devoted circle of followers who are often eager to read her work for the Washington Post. We have been able to find out some facts about this journalist for your reading pleasure. Read on and see for yourself.
Karoun Demirjian Biography
Karoun Demirjian was born on the 28th day of April in 1981. According to sources, the journalist grew up near Boston, the capital and largest city in Massachusetts, USA.
She was born of a mother identified as Karen Demirjian, a devout Christian woman who worked diligently as a choir member in the church and even served as an assistant organist in her church. Not much is known about her father. She has a brother named Aram Demirjian whom she is very fond of.
Apparently, Karoun took after her mother because she too was interested in singing at an early age. As a child, she sang around the house and sometimes with herself as a companion. She also joined the church choir, just like her mother, and learned to sing religious, classical, and jazz/blues music. She also learned instrumental music.
Details about her school education are not known at the moment. We do know, however, that she earned two degrees in history and international law in the Boston area. First, she attended Harvard University, then she studied at Tufts University, both in Massachusetts. While at Harvard University, she worked as a classical disc jockey at WHRB, a radio station run by Harvard students. When she later studied at Tufts University, she also worked as a disc jockey at WMFO, a radio station owned by the school. She later became one of the people who covered the station’s news. In 2003 she also worked as a writer for Harvard Crimson, the Harvard University sports team.
After her first degree, Karoun received an M.A. in Law and Diplomacy, International Law from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy in 2006.
After graduating from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy in 2006, Karoun immediately began working for the Christian Science Monitor as a freelance writer. Here she developed her writing skills and won the admiration of the readers. In 2008, she left the Christian Science Monitor and joined the Congressional Quarterly, where she worked for a year until 2009.
Karoun worked briefly at the United Nations, where she co-authored several reports on disaster relief, peacekeeping, and even emerging democracies. Months later, she decided to devote herself entirely to her journalistic career.
In 2010 she joined Associated Press and worked as a stringer for the news agency. Her work for the Associated Press took her around the world; she has been in Israel, the West Bank, and even the Gaza Strip, reporting on developments in these areas. After some time, she joined Congressional Quarterly and the Chicago Tribune and covered Capitol Hill.
The journalist soon joined the Tribune, where she covered a variety of beats, including crime, community, and justice. She also worked for the Las Vegas Sun, covering the White House, federal courts, and other beats.
In 2014 Karoun Demirjian joined the Washington Post and worked as a correspondent in Moscow. At that time she was also working as a freelance reporter for NPR. Months later, in 2015, she was hired as a freelance reporter for the Washington Post, reporting on defense and foreign policy. Karoun has also appeared as an analyst for CNN and CNN International.
What’s Her Net Worth?
There is no doubt that Karoun Demirjian has been able to earn some money for herself as a journalist over the years. She has traveled the world to report on her beats and has become a prolific writer, submitting countless reports for various media houses, and is said to have consolidated her financial independence.
According to sources, Washington Post reporters earn salaries ranging from $59,797 to $101,024, and Karoun’s salary appears to be in that range. However, their exact net worth has not yet been determined.
Boyfriend or Husband, Is Karoun Demirjian Married?
Karoun is not a married woman at the moment and fans have often wondered why not. The journalist is not romantically involved with any man. Karoun once told her fans in a 2012 Tweet that she was single and would date herself. Since then she has never mentioned a man in her life.
At the moment, it is safe to say that she is a single woman who is focused on making the best of her career. Soon we may get details that may counter that assumption.