Bio, & Wiki of “Multimedia International Journalist” Karoun Demirjian

Karoun Demirjian
Karoun Demirjian

Karoun Demirjian is an American multimedia journalist, widely famous for her reporting of crime scenes, the court beat and community news who currently works as a Defense and Foreign Policy reporter at one of the major American daily newspapers, The Washington Post.

Early Life

Karoun Demirjian entered this world on 28th April 1981, in Boston, the United States of America. As of 2019, her age is 38 years old while her horoscope is Taurus.

Her Parents’ name is Karen Demirjian (mother). Further, her mother was an assistant organist and a long-time member of St Stephen’s Church Choir in Watertown, Massachusetts.

Karoun holds an American nationality and belongs to the Caucasian ethnical background.


She attended a prestigious high school in her hometown but the name of the high school is not available at the moment. Karoun completed her two degrees in history and international law in the Boston area.

After completing high school, Karoun studied a Bachelor’s in History at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts. She sang in Harvard College Opera for several years and was its Treasurer during her senior year, and she was a contributing writer for the Harvard Crimson in the year 2003.

Within a few months, Karoun won the first internship and producing a job at National Public Radio’s All Things Considered; she stayed there for three years, from 2003–2006. She holds a master’s degree in International Law from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy in Medford, Massachusetts.

Who is Karoun Demirjian Boyfriend?

Karoun Demirjian has remained mum to address her romantic life in the public. As of now, she is reportedly unmarried and she doesn’t have someone who she may call her boyfriend or husband. In the year 2012, she mentioned in one of her Twitter posts that she was single and dating herself.

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In all of her interviews, she has ever attended Karoun has never discussed her love life or also shared in social media. So, there is no news of Karoun having a boyfriend in her life.

Karoun Demirjian with her friend
Caption: Karoun Demirjian with her friend (Photo: The Conversation)

What is Karoun Demirjian Net Worth?

Karoun Demirjian has a net worth of $200 thousand with a handsome salary. According to some online resources, a reporter of The Washington Post earns an average salary of $59.168k per year while their annual income ranges between the amount of $51.571k to $73.306k. So, Karoun might be receiving the same range of salary from her work.

Net Worth in 2019 $200 thousand
Net Worth in 2018 Under Review
Annual Salary Under Review
Source of Income Journalist

As of now, Karoun is living a lavish and luxurious lifestyle with her family members.


After completing her education, Karoun Demirjian immediately freelanced and wrote for The Christian Science Monitor. From the year 2008 to 2009, she worked for the Congressional Quarterly and later, worked for the United Nations as an author on various critical issues.

Some of them are peacekeeping operations, emerging democracies, and disaster relief. In the year 2010, she was a stringer in Israel, the West Bank, and the Gaza Strip for the Associated Press.

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Karoun Demirjian, American multimedia journalist
Caption: Karoun Demirjian, Multimedia journalist (Photo: Political Forum)

Further, she has worked for magazines, and newspaper as the freelancer. As the Las Vegas Sun’s correspondent, Karoun has covered the federal courts, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, Nevada congressional delegation, the economy, and so on.

In the year 2015, she started working for the prestigious newspaper, The Washington Post as the freelancer. As a freelance reporter of the press, Karoun has covered issue related to defense and foreign policy. Moreover, she is regarded as a successful journalist who has worked as a freelancer for numerous newspaper and magazine.


Karoun has received numerous fellowships, including a Fulbright Fellowship in Jordan, a Paul Miller Fellowship from the National Press Foundation (2013–2014) an Alfa Fellowship in Russia (2014–2015), and an Arthur F Burns Fellowship in Germany and a Scripps Immigration Fellowship – each from the International Center for Journalists, and has served on the board of directors (2011–2014) of the national Regional Reporters Association.

Further, Karoun’s articles either won or came in as runner up for the Washington Press Club Foundation’s David Lynch memorial award in the year 2012, 2013, as well as in 2014, and her video packages have appeared on the paper’s prize-winning website.

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