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Richard Engel DETAINED

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 03.13.2014 | Media

An NBC News team was temporarily detained by pro-Russian militia in Crimea Thursday, the network reported. NBC News' Richard Engel said that the te...

NBC Fights Claims That Story Was 'Fabricated'

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 02.07.2014 | Media

NBC is fighting back against claims that reporter Richard Engel's hacking story from Sochi was a fraud. On Tuesday night, Engel told NBC News' Bri...

Senior Global Digital Correspondent

Brian Rooney | Posted 03.23.2014 | Media
Brian Rooney

Journalists have an insecurity complex. Dealing with mayors, senators and heads of countries, reporters are relative nobodies. Their job has no actual power and they can't wear rows of ribbons on their chest like a general.

NBC News Gives Richard Engel His Own Production Unit

www.mediabistro.com | Posted 10.21.2013 | Media

NBC News is handing chief foreign correspondent Richard Engel his own production unit, which will produce both short-form and long-form pieces for all...

Around The World With Richard Engel

92nd Street Y | Posted 07.10.2013 | World
92nd Street Y

NBC News Chief Foreign Correspondent Richard Engel spoke with Allen Grubman, senior partner of Grubman, Indursky, Shire & Meiselas P.C. at 92Y on Apri...

Richard Engel Returns To Syria For First Time Since Kidnapping

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 07.09.2013 | Media

NEW YORK — NBC News chief foreign correspondent Richard Engel is back quickly and safely from his first trip to Syria since he and his team were...

NBC News Correspondent's Diary Of Kidnapping In Syria

Vanity Fair | Posted 03.07.2013 | Media

A group of about 15 armed men were fanning out around us. Three or four of them stood in the middle of the road blocking our vehicles. The others went...

WATCH: Engel Recounts Harrowing Details Of Syria Kidnapping

Posted 12.21.2012 | Media

Richard Engel and his team recounted the harrowing details of being captured in Syria for five days. "Today" co-host Savannah Guthrie interviewed E...

Journalists Face Great Risk Covering Syria

Michael Calderone | Posted 02.18.2013 | Media
Michael Calderone

If there's any doubt that a journalist's first-hand vantage point can provide a deeper understanding of war-time life in Syria than what's uploaded on YouTube or aired on Syrian state media, one needs only to look at Wednesday's New York Times.

Final Member Of NBC News Crew Escapes

Posted 12.19.2012 | Media

Ian Rivers, the last member of the NBC News' crew kidnapped in Syria, has finally been freed. Rivers was captured along with the rest of the crew ...

How NBC News Kept Kidnapping News Quiet

AP | DAVID BAUDER 1/4t | Posted 02.18.2013 | Media

NEW YORK — NBC was able to keep the abduction of chief Middle East correspondent Richard Engel in Syria largely a secret until he escaped late M...

Michael Calderone

NBC's Richard Engel Freed From Captors In Syria

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 12.18.2012 | Media

NEW YORK -- Richard Engel, NBC's chief foreign correspondent, was freed Monday from capture in Syria following a firefight, five days after being kidn...

Richard Engel, NBC News Team Freed From Captors In Syria

NBC News | Mike Brunker | Posted 12.18.2012 | Media

NBC News’ Chief Foreign Correspondent Richard Engel and members of his network production team were freed from captors in Syria after a firefight at...

ABC News Tops List Of Most-Used Reporters

Posted 01.05.2012 | Media

ABC News correspondents topped the list of reporters who got the most airtime in 2011, according to TV news analyst Andrew Tyndall. ABC’s David ...

Rock, Paper, Scissors: Brian Williams' New Show

Shelley Ross | Posted 01.05.2012 | Media
Shelley Ross

In the end, I say "no big deal" that Brian Williams and Jon Stewart, each brilliant in his own right, were just not brilliant together. I do, however, hope Rock Center finds its footing.

Jack Mirkinson

Rachel Maddow On Her New 9/11 Documentary And Her Fears About American Democracy

HuffingtonPost.com | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 10.31.2011 | Media

"I have started to feel like when I have stuff to explain or report, I want it to be on TV," Rachel Maddow said. She was speaking to The Huffington...

WATCH: Stunning Media Reports From Inside Gaddafi's Compound

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 10.24.2011 | Media

News networks all zeroed in on Muammar Gaddafi's compound in Libya on Tuesday afternoon, bringing live reports of the rebel takeover of the area. O...

NBC Reporter: Get Out Of Afghanistan, End War On Terror

Posted 08.23.2011 | Media

NBC's Richard Engel told Jay Leno that the U.S. should withdraw from Afghanistan and end the "war on terror." Engel's comments came on Wednesday's ...

Anna Almendrala

Rapid Troop Reduction Could Mean Civil War For Afghanistan: Panel

HuffingtonPost.com | Anna Almendrala | Posted 08.22.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- The man the New Yorker referred to as "Afghanistan's first media mogul" said his country's "corrupt," "inept" and "thankless" governmen...

WATCH: NBC News' Richard Engel Calls War On Terrorism 'A War Of Fear'

Posted 08.20.2011 | Media

NBC News Chief Foreign Correspondent Richard Engel had some critical words on Sunday's 'Meet The Press' about the war on terrorism. SCROLL UP FOR V...

Move Over Twitter... Make Room for Tumblr

Rick Sanchez | Posted 08.20.2011 | Technology
Rick Sanchez

No TV network or newspaper can convey the thoughts, sentiments and feelings of people on the ground as well as their own words can, but there are limitations to getting your news in 140 characters or less. That's where Tumblr comes in.

NBC Reporter Engel in a Class by Himself in Middle East

Bill Mann | Posted 06.12.2011 | Media
Bill Mann

What's right about TV and cable news? This critic doesn't often get to address that because broadcast and cable news is generally so dismal. But here's a rare example of TV news excellence: NBC's Richard Engel.

WATCH: Richard Engel Under Fire In Libya

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

UPDATE: Richard Engel appeared on Wednesday's "Rachel Maddow Show" with a fuller report of what happened to him when he came under fire. He was report...

Nuclear Journalists: Assessing The Risks in Japan

Nancy Doyle Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Nancy Doyle Palmer

Journalists are used to following the news no matter what but Japan's ever-widening nuclear crisis is creating a pause in business as usual for a prof...

No Cheering in the Press Box, Please

Terence Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Terence Smith

Extraordinary winds of change are blowing through the Arab world. It is huge news, so let's treat it with the professionalism and independence a truly monumental event deserves.