Margaret Lowrie Robertson was an International Correspondent in CNNís London Bureau from 1993 to 2002, primarily covering British news and politics and other European stories. From 1989 to 1993, she was a reporter in CNN's Chicago Bureau. During the first Gulf War in 1991, she was one of the first female reporters to broadcast live from inside Iraq during the Allied bombing campaign.
Earlier in her career, she worked for CBS News in Cairo, covering the Middle East. Before shifting to TV, Robertson freelanced for CBS Radio News from Beirut, for National Public Radio from Poland and contributed stories to The New York Times from Poland, Egypt, Lebanon and Cyprus. Robertson is a graduate of Boston University and began her career as a copyboy at the New York Times.
Born in Washington,DC, she was raised near Charlottesville, Virginia. She is married to CNN Senior International Correspondent Nic Robertson, widely known for his award-winning war reporting from conflict zones around the world. They have two daughters and live in London.