Journalists may not command the billboard treatment, have their name on skyscrapers and be followed around by a horde of photographers who want a picture of them, but they provide a service that is undeniably critical to the continued existence of order in our society, making them one of the most respectable groups of people in the world. Among these respectable group of people, Yasmin Vossoughian stands tall as one of its best.
Yasmin Vossoughian has had a career that has spanned from covering Hollywood celebrities to covering life in Tehran, Iran, particularly for the youths in the country to onscreen anchoring of shows like Morning Joe on MSNBC. You can learn all about the fascinating and accomplished journalist below.
Yasmin Vossoughian’s Bio, Age
Yasmin Vossoughian, the last daughter born to Dr. Ahad Vossoughian and Shamsi Vossoughian was born on the 3rd of October, 1978. While we do not know how many sisters or siblings she has, we know she was born into a family of Iranian immigrants.
She attended two different high schools, completing her basic education at Northfield Mount Hermon School in Northfield, Massachusetts, graduating in 1996 to proceed to college at Occidental College in Los Angeles, California where she studied Economics and History and graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in the subject in 2000.
Upon graduation, Yasmin Vossoughian began her professional life at E! Entertainment Television, working in her first professional role as a production assistant. After time spent on the Hollywood focused TV network, she went on to work for Style Network, where she worked as a producer before she got a job as an on-air reporter at DTV, an internet-TV company based in Germany.
While she worked for DTV, Yasmin Vossoughian got the chance to report on important events like New York City’s mayoral elections and the infamous September 11 attacks in New York. Her experience working for an entertainment network like E! also afforded her the chance to interview Hollywood personalities like Robin Williams, Tom Cruise and Salma Hayek.
Before she landed at MSNBC, working as an on-air host/anchor while also being a producer, she joined Current TV, another internet and broadcast network. With Current TV, she did one of her most significant stories yet as a journalist, heading to Tehran, Iran to make a documentary about the underground life of youths in the city. The excellence of the production and the story itself earned her the CINE Golden Eagle Award in 2006.
After that accomplishment, Yasim Vossoughian has worked for AOL and Headline News (HLN) before she joined MSNBC where she has worked as a producer for shows like Up With David Gura and as a host for Morning Joe First Look.
If Yasmin Vossoughian is accused of having it all, she would be guilty. She has a thriving career and to go along with it, she has a companion, who became her husband in June 2016 after years of dating.
Her husband, who is named Whittaker Lindsay Clifford, doesn’t have a lot of public information about him but is known to work for his family’s business, Clifford Associates Inc.
Their love has birthed its own fruits, in the form of a son, born on the 15th of October, 2016 and named Azur Vossoughian Clifford. The family welcomed another child, a son, Noor Ahad Clifford on the 8th of August, 2018. All four members of the family live in New York City.
Yasmin Vossoughian has been working as a journalist for several years, starting from working for E! network to working for giant media company, NBC as a correspondent, anchor, and producer. Through this journey, she has been able to amass a significant net worth, in the lucrative journalism industry, estimated to be $10 million by most financial review sites.
The excellence of Yasmin Vossoughian comes in the delivery of her news reports and her ability to hold the attention of her audience, but she also does all of this while looking physically admirable. Her beauty is expressed through a body that has an average height with slim body size. Her oval face is defined by features like black eyes and dark brown hair.
Other Facts About Yasmin Vossoughian
- Yasmin Vossoughian is a Christian.
- She is a fluent speaker of English, French and her ethnic heritage’s language, Persian.
- She is reachable on social media via the accounts (@yasminvossoughian) on Instagram and Twitter.