Ronan Farrow

Born Dec 19, 1987

Satchel Ronan O’Sullivan Farrow is an American human rights activist, freelance journalist, Rhodes Scholar, lawyer and government official. He served in the Obama administration as Special Adviser to the Secretary of State for Global Youth Issues and director of the State Department's Global Youth Issues office.… Read More

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1987 Birth Born on December 19, 1987.


2001 13 Years Old From 2001 to 2009, he was a UNICEF Spokesperson for Youth, acting as an "advocate" for children and women caught up in the ongoing crisis in Sudan's Darfur region and assisting in fundraising and addressing United Nations affiliated groups in the United States. … Read More


2009 21 Years Old In 2009, Farrow joined the Obama administration with his appointment as Special Adviser for Humanitarian and NGO Affairs in the Office of the Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan. … Read More
2011 23 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2011, Farrow was appointed Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's Special Adviser for Global Youth Issues and Director of the State Department's Office of Global Youth Issues. The office's creation was the outcome of a multi-year task-force appointed by Clinton to review the United States' economic and social policies on youth, for which Farrow co-chaired the working group with senior USAID staff member David Barth beginning in 2010. … Read More
2012 24 Years Old Farrow concluded his term as Special Adviser in 2012, with his policies and programs continuing under his successor. … Read More
He has written essays, op-eds, and other pieces for The Guardian, Foreign Policy magazine, The Atlantic, The Wall Street Journal, the Los Angeles Times and other periodicals. In October 2013, Penguin Press acquired Farrow's book, Pandora's Box: How American Military Aid Creates America's Enemies, scheduling it for 2015 publication.
2014 26 Years Old From February 2014 through February 2015, Farrow hosted Ronan Farrow Daily, a television news program that aired on MSNBC.
2015 27 Years Old 1 More Event
Since then, Ronan reported to NBC's Today Show from March 5 to as late as May 11, 2015, as "MSNBC's Ronan Farrow reports." … Read More
2016 28 Years Old 1 More Event
On February 5, 2016, he started a new series on NBC's Today, called "Undercovered" ("You pick the stories that you think need some more attention"), though, at this point, still being referred to as "MSNBC's Ronan Farrow."
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