When Did Richard Engel Get Divorced?


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Richard Engel divorced in 2005 while he was a foreign correspondent covering the Iraq War for NBC News. Engel began working for NBC News in May 2003, and became the network's chief foreign correspondent in April 2008. The award-winning journalist married a woman he met at Stanford University.

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When Did Richard Engel Get Divorced?
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Engel covered the Iraq War, the Arab Spring, regime change in Egypt and the civil war in Syria, often putting himself in harm's way. The award-winning journalist and his television crew were held captive at the Syria-Turkey border for five days in 2012. Engel's pieces appear on "NBC Nightly News," "Today," "Meet the Press" and "Dateline." Engel graduated from Stanford University in 1996 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in international relations.

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