Feb. 8th, 1940
Lancashire, England, UK
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- Has 3 daughters and 1 son: Deirdre, Andrew, Tara and Andrea Koppel, also a TV newsperson, who covers the State Dept for CNN.
- His parents were Jews living in Germany in the 1930s. They emigrated to England to escape from the Nazis.
- Wife Grace is an attorney, who worked full-time while Koppel held fast to his agreement to stay at home as a full-time dad early in their careers.
- He speaks fluent German, Russian and French.
- Enjoys sailing
- Is left-handed.
- From 1971 to 1980, was ABC News' Chief Diplomatic Correspondent
- Winner of 25 Emmy Awards, five George Foster Peabody Awards, eight duPont-Columbia Awards, nine Overseas Press Club Awards, two George Polk Awards, and two Sigma Delta Chi Awards, the highest honor bestowed for public service by the Society of Professional Journalists.