Foreign Correspondent and News Editor, The Associated Press, Cairo
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Kim Gamel is a veteran foreign correspondent and news editor for The Associated Press. She has spent most of the past decade in conflict zones, including postings in Iraq and Egypt and assignments in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Libya. She has managed top stories ranging from the Nobel Prizes to the Syrian civil war and the Arab Spring. Gamel started her career working for an English language newspaper in Moscow and speaks Russian fluently. She also has served as AP's Nordic/Baltic news editor based in Sweden. A native of Idaho, she graduated from Bates College in Maine and holds a master's degree from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University.