Margaret Brennan is an American Journalist and moderator of Face the Nation on CBS News, on May 2nd, 2021, she welcomed her baby and showed her excitement on Instagram by posting the picture of newborn baby, she captioned “We’re thrilled to share that our son Malek Murphy Yakub joined us this past week and expanded our family to a party of four. Our pitbull Callie & I are outnumbered by these amazing boys now..”
Later, she also confirmed that for some time she’s taking her time off the show, she wrote “I’m grateful to @CBSNews to have the privilege of taking maternity leave to recover & bond. I’ll be back on @Facethenation soon. Thank you to @jdickerson for his amazing moderating & support.”
What is Margaret Brennan Net Worth?
Margaret Brennan Net Worth
$700K to $900K USD
Margaret Brennan is a Journalist and best know for her show ‘Face The Nation,’ the show has been running for 3 decades and also one of the longest-running news programs in the history of television. Margaret attended Convent of the Sacred Heart and graduated from the University of Virginia with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Foreign Affairs and Middle East Studies with a minor in the Arabic language. Then, she earned an honorary Doctor of Letters degree from Niagara University for her work in international affairs in 2015.
After graduating she began her career as a General Assignment Reporter at CNBC, then worked as a Producer for financial journalist Louis Rukeyser and Street Signs with Ron Insana, in the Television Business program Margaret produced interviews with former President George W. Bush and former Secretary of State Colin Powell. While working in CNBC, she also conducted interviews with former Walmart CEO Lee Scott and Irish Prime Minister Brian Cowen.
In July 2009, Margaret Brennan joins Bloomberg Television and hosted the show “InBusiness with Margaret Brennan” which aired daily from 10 am-12 pm ET, where the program used to cover a weekday business program, world of high finance and investing. During her tenure, she covered breaking news stories such as the European debt crisis, BP oil spill, and anchored live from Tahrir Square as Hosni Mubarak stepped down. Besides this, Margaret produced an interview with International Monetary Fund’s Christine Lagarde, former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, and investor George Soros.
In July 2012, she joined CBS News as Foreign Affairs Correspondent based at the State Department, White House, and Pentagon, Margaret reported on the White House throughout Donald Trump and Barack Obama administrations. While working for CBS News she covered the nuclear deal with Iran, the chemical weapons deal in Syria and the reopening of relations with Cuba. For her work, she was named the 10th moderator of Face the Nation on Feb 22, 2018, and became the second woman to moderate the program. In 2013, NewsBios/TJFR Group named her as one of the top journalists under the age of 30, and Irish America magazine named her one of the top Irish Americans in Media, in 2010 Margaret received Fulbright Award for international understanding.
The Estimated Net Worth of Margaret Brennan is between $700K to $900K USD.
Who is Margaret Brennan Husband?
Margaret Brennan is married to an attorney and Marine veteran, Ali Iyad Yakub. The duo first met at the University of Virginia in 1998 and in 2015 they tied the knot. Now, the couple shares two kids, son Eamon (Born on September 11, 2018), and on May 2, 2021, they welcomed another son named Malek Murphy Yakub.
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