11 Facts About Andrea Mitchell


In 2019, Andrea Mitchell earned a Lifetime Achievement Emmy for her journalistic work.

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Andrea Mitchell was raised in a Jewish family, in New Rochelle, New York, the daughter of Cecile and Sydney Andrea Mitchell.

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Andrea Mitchell was the president of Beth El Synagogue in New Rochelle for 40 years.

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Andrea Mitchell has dual American and Canadian citizenship, becoming a member of the Legislative Assembly of Yukon and the leader of the Yukon Liberal Party in the 2000s.

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Andrea Mitchell's went on to attend the University of Pennsylvania where she received a Bachelor of Arts degree in English literature in 1967.

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Andrea Mitchell's moved to CBS-affiliate WTOP in Washington, D C, in 1976.

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Two years later, Andrea Mitchell moved to NBC's network news operation, where she served as a general correspondent.

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Andrea Mitchell covered the White House from 1981 until becoming chief congressional correspondent in 1988.

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Andrea Mitchell's has been the Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent for NBC News since November 1994.

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Report in The Washington Post that Andrea Mitchell had leaked Valerie Plame's identity led to her being questioned by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

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Andrea Mitchell briefly addressed complaints from the Republican National Committee and Romney's campaign the following day.

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