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Garrick Utley

Contributor based in CNN’s New York Bureau

Garrick Utley is a correspondent for CNN’s New York bureau — reporting on and analyzing stories of national and international significance. Mr. Utley provided reports from New York related to the September 11 attacks on the World Trade Center.

Prior to joining CNN in February 1997, Mr. Utley served three years as ABC News’ chief foreign correspondent.

Before ABC, he spent 30 years with NBC News covering international affairs — and reporting from more than 70 countries.

Mr. Utley started with NBC News in 1963 and was based in the network’s Brussels bureau. The following year, he was assigned to the Saigon Bureau, where he reported on the Vietnam War.

While at NBC, Mr. Utley moderated Meet the Press in Washington, D.C., anchored Sunday Today, from 1987 to 1992, hosted the monthly newsmagazine First Tuesday, and anchored NBC Magazine.

In 1984, he received the Overseas Press Club’s Edward R. Murrow Award for his reports on Soviet-American relations, and in 1986 Mr. Utley was given the George Foster Peabody Award.

Mr. Utley earned a BA degree in political science from Carleton College in Minnesota. After serving in the U.S. Army, he spent a year studying Eastern European affairs at the Free University of West Berlin.

Articles by Garrick Utley

Israel: Up Against A Wall?

What does the historical record of walls tell us about Israel's new construction along the "Green Line?"

July 11, 2002