Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Who is Kimberly Dozier?

            Kimberly Dozier serves as a correspondent for the Associated Press. Her stories primarily deal with intelligence and counterterrorism.

Kimberly Dozier has covered some of the most
important stories in recent memory. Picture courtesy
            Dozier graduated from Wellesley College in 1987 with a bachelor’s degree. While at University of Virginia she earned a master’s in foreign affairs in 1993.
            According to, she was injured in a car bombing in Iraq in 2006 while covering the Iraq war for CBS News. The website says the bombing killed the U.S. Army officer her team was filming along with her CBS cameraman and soundman.
            Dozier underwent dozens of surgeries and months of rehab before she could return to work for CBS. According to, four years after the injury she left CBS for the Associated Press.
            She is also a very decorated journalist earning several awards during her time with CBS. According to, “she was the first woman journalist recognized by the National Medal of Honor Society with a Tex McCreary, for her coverage in Iraq.”

            Dozier has been all over the world covering stories in the Middle East, Russia and China among others.  According to, she covered events like the hunt for Osama bin Laden, Vladimir Putin’s election, and the downing of a U.S. spy plane in China.

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