Ralitsa Vassileva


Ralitsa Vassileva

Ralitsa Vassileva ( _bg. Ралица Василева, born in Sofia, Bulgaria) is a CNN International television news anchorwoman. She has covered the Bosnian War, the Arab-Israeli conflict, and many other major international issues. She has interviewed many world leaders, including Mikhail Gorbachev, Ariel Sharon, Henry Kissinger, and others.

Vassileva was educated in Sofia, Bulgaria and New Delhi, India, and graduated from Sofia University. She worked for Bulgarian National Radio in 1987 as an English translator and announcer, and from there made the transition to reporting. She became a reporter for Bulgarian National Television in 1990, and transferred to CNN in 1992.

Trivia

* Jethro Tull's Ian Anderson made a song called "Not Ralitsa Vassileva" on his album "Rupi's Dance". She also appeared as guest at Ian Anderson's "Rubbing Elbows" performance in Atlanta, Georgia.
* Ralitsa Vassileva appears in the 2006 British film The Queen in a real-life outtake of her anchoring CNN's World News. She says "Britain's Queen Elizabeth will deliver a televised address Friday, the royal family has been accused of not showing enough remorse over Princess Diana's death."

External links

* [http://www.cnn.com/CNN/anchors_reporters/vassileva.ralitsa.html Ralitsa Vassileva profile] at CNN.com


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Rupi's Dance — Infobox Album Name = Rupi s Dance Type = Album Artist = Ian Anderson Released = August 19, 2003 Recorded = ?? Genre = Rock Length = 55:50 Label = RandM Records (UK) Fuel 2000 (USA) Producer = Ian Anderson Reviews = * Allmusic rating|3.5|5… …   Wikipedia

  • CNN International — logo Launched January 1, 1984 Owned by Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. (a Time Warner company) Picture for …   Wikipedia

  • CNN World News — CNN World News, a program that airs on CNN International. It is supplemented by World News Asia , and World News Europe. The show s traditional time run is 30 minutes, although it runs to up to 45 minutes if it is followed by CNN Marketplace… …   Wikipedia

  • CNN — For other uses, see CNN (disambiguation). Cable News Network CNN lo …   Wikipedia

  • Connie Chung — Chung in 2006 Born Constance Yu Hwa Chung August 20, 1946 (1946 08 20) (age 65) Washington, D.C., U.S. Occupation News presenter, reporter …   Wikipedia

  • Christiane Amanpour — Amanpour at the 2011 Time 100 gala Born January 12, 1958 (1958 01 12) (age 53) London, England …   Wikipedia

  • D. L. Hughley — Hughley at The Huffington Post Pre Inaugural Ball in Washington, D.C. in January 2009. Born Darryl Lynn Hughley March 6, 1963 (1963 03 06) …   Wikipedia

  • Sanjay Gupta — For other uses, see Sanjay Gupta (disambiguation). Sanjay Gupta Sanjay Gupta MD Born October 23, 1969 (1969 10 23) (age 42) Novi, Michigan, United States …   Wikipedia

  • Anderson Cooper — Cooper at Wolfson Children s Hospital October 20, 2007 Born …   Wikipedia

  • Soledad O'Brien — O Brien at Marquette University, February 7, 2008 Born María de la Soledad Teresa O Brien September 19, 1966 (1966 09 19) (age 45) St. James, New York …   Wikipedia