CNN’s Foreign Correspondent Atia Abawi joins NBC

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Atia Abawi joined NBC as a freelance journalist who will produce and provide on-air reports for NBC News from Afghanistan, an NBC spokesperson tells TVNewser.

Hired by CNN in January of last year, Abawi was reporting in Afghanistan for the network. A CNN spokesperson tells TVNewser they “wish her well with her career.”

Abawi’s Facebook affiliation is NBC News, and @atiaabawi tweeted yesterday:

I am absolutely thrilled and honored to be joining the incredible NBC News team.