CBS News correspondent Kimberly Dozier will visit Penn State's Dickinson School of Law in Carlisle, at 11:15 a.m. April 21. The presentation will take place in 254 Advantica Building and be teleconferenced to 319 Beam Building in University Park. She will present "Breathing the Fire: Fighting to Report and Survive the War in Iraq," about her experiences as a journalist covering the war in Iraq.
Since August 2003, Dozier has worked primarily in Baghdad and has covered Iraq and the Middle East extensively for "CBS Evening News," "The Early Show" and "CBS Radio News."
In May 2006, while she was on patrol with American soldiers in Baghdad, Dozier, cameraman Paul Douglas and soundman James Brolan were the victims of a car bombing. Douglas and Brolan were killed. Dozier was seriously wounded, but recovered after numerous surgeries. During her presentation, Dozier will also discuss her remarkable recovery from the injuries she suffered and her journey since.
From February 2002 to August 2003, she was the chief correspondent for WCBS-TV New York's Middle East bureau in Jerusalem covering the ongoing Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the war in Iraq.
Dozier has received three American Women in Radio and Television Gracie Awards (2000, 2001 and 2002) for her radio reports on Mideast violence, Kosovo and the Afghan war.