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Craig Renaud Bio, Still Alive, Age, Wife, Brent Renaud Brother

Award-winning American journalist and former New York Times contributor Brent Renaud has been reportedly killed in Ukraine amid the Russia-Ukraine war.

Concerning this terrible news, Anton Gerashchenko, an adviser to Ukraine’s interior minister briefed the Times that Brent paid with his life for attempting to expose the “insidiousness, cruelty, and ruthlessness of the aggressor”.

Late Brent frequently worked with his brother Craig Renaud and they were together well-known for their video projects highlighting “humanistic vérité stories” in some of the world’s most conflict-affected areas. In 2014, the veteran reporters even a Peabody award for their Vice News documentary about Chicago schools.

Following Brent’s tragic news, people were also worried for his brother Craig and wondering if he was also anywhere near when his brother was shot by Russian soldiers in Irpin on 13 March 2022. Find out in this ‘Craig Renaud Bio’.

Is Brent Renaud’s Brother, Craig Still Alive?

Brent Renaud’s death was also confirmed by the New York Times in a phone interview with his brother Craig Renaud.

Craig also confirmed he was not with him in Ukraine at the time. That, because a little over a decade ago, Craig started a family, and since then, it’s been Brent who did the filming in combat zones.

According to Craig, Brent was working for the television and film division of Time magazine on a multipart series about refugees around the world called “Tipping Point”.

Craig Renaud Age

Sometime in 2021, Craig Renaud reportedly turned 47 years old.

Craig Renaud Wife

Craig Renauld has been married to his wife Mami K Renaud, 48 years old, for a while now. Together they have a son named Taiyo who was 11 years old as of the time of this writing.

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The family as seen in December 2018 (PIC: Facebook)

Mami, as per her Facebook, studies M. Ed in Special Education at George Mason University. While IMDB went on mentioning her as the producer of the 2002 documentary film Papa and the production manager on one episode of Independent Lens, a TV Series documentary.

So, Mami, here, is also a filmmaker. She does it from her own office at Teen Filmmaker Lab.

Who Are Craig And Brent Renaud’s Parents?

Brent Anthony Renaud, born on 13 October 13, 1971, is also survived by his father Louis “Lou” Anthony Renaud (age 81), a salesman, and mother Georgann Freasier (also 81 by 2021), a social worker.

Craig and Brent’s father has been running LRAssociates, a manufacturing representative company in Little Rock, Arkansas since 1981. In between, he also owned and founded a ceiling fan accessories company and a telemarketing company but sold both. While his wife since graduating from Southeast Missouri State University in 1964 has been a social worker always. In recent times, she was a psychiatric social worker self-private practice in Little Rock where she counseled both adults and adolescents coming mostly with the substance abuse cause/background.

The Renaud brothers have one more sibling and it’s their sister Michele Renaud Purifoy.

Craig Renaud Career

Craig and brother Brent worked together as filmmakers and journalists and under Renaud Brothers. They worked between New York CCity and Little Rock, Arkansas.

The Renauds have spent the last decade telling humanistic verite stories from the World’s hot spots. Their film and television projects have covered the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the earthquake in Haiti, political turmoil in Egypt and Libya, the fight for Mosul, extremism in Africa, cartel violence in Mexico, and the youth refugee crisis in Central America, just as put on their website.

Their work has won many of the top awards in television and journalism including the two Columbia DuPont Awards; two Overseas Press Club Awards; an Edward R. Murrow Award; an IDA Award; a DGA nomination for Best Directors; and multiple Emmy nominations. Their films also received critical acclaim in Entertainment Weekly; Rolling Stone; Forbes; USA Today; the New York Times; Filmmaker Magazine; the Los Angeles Times; and American Cinematographer.

Of course, the brothers also founded the Arkansas Motion Picture Institute and Little Rock Rock Film Festival.

If you need to know about Craig’s net worth he had above $650K by March 2022.

Craig Renaud Education

Craig Renaud got his bachelor’s degree in Anthropology from the University of Oregon.

Related FAQs

  • When Is Craig Renaud’s Birthday?

It was not understood when exactly Craig celebrated his birthday.

  • Where Does Craig Renaud Live?

Like his brother, Craig Renaud was born in Memphis and grew up in Little Rock, Arkansas. Although today (March 2022), he could be found based in New York, New York. Late Brent, on the other hand, lived between Little Rock and New York whenever he was not in some war zones. Lately, he was highlighting the human impact of war and conflict in Ukraine.

  • How Tall Is Craig Renaud?

Craig Renaud stands above 5’7” tall.

  • Is Craig Renaud On Instagram?

Craig Renaud could be found on Instagram and other social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter but under the monicker “RenaudBrothers”. The Instagram @renaudbrothers, set on private, had 425 posts and 1,096 followers on it.

On Twitter @RenaudBrothers, the Renauds described themselves to have to lead a Peabody Award-winning team producing for HBO, NBC, Discovery, PBS, the NYTimes, and ViceNews.

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