#ICYMI Video via @mediabistro: Christiane Amanpour’s First Big Break

She is one of the most recognizable foreign correspondents on network television today. But did you know Christiane Amanpour’s journey to the front lines of reporting included a stint as a graphics coordinator at a local NBC station?

In this episode of My First Big Break, Christiane Amanpour talks about how first big break, escaping the Iranian revolution with her family, started a journey that took her from WJAR in Providence, RI, all the way to the front lines of the first Gulf War as a reporter for CNN.