Facts of Catherine Herridge
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Catherine Herridge is an American Chief Intelligence correspondent for the Fox News Channel. She first joined Fox News Channel in 1996 and before joining Fox news she was a London-based correspondent for ABC News. For her work, she has been honored with Bronze World Medal from the New York Festivals. Her renown works include her reporting the 9/11 terrorist attack which brought her immense fame.
Early Life and Education of Catherine Herridge
Catherine Herridge, born on May 18, 1964, is a well-known media figure. She was raised in a military family in America whereas her parents were Canadian. As for her education, she attended Jarvis Collegiate Institute for high school and later on moved to the United States for her higher studies.
Herridge attends Harvard College and earned her Bachelor degree. She has completed her Master's degree in journalism from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. She was interested in Journalism from an early age and wanted to pursue a career in the filed. After completing her education, she started working for London-based ABC News on her vacation days.
Catherine Herridge's Career
She started her professional career in 1996 as she joined the Fox News Channel. She has covered Hillary Clinton almost exclusively from her 2000 campaign to 2004 democratic presidential elections. She is the longest time employee of the Fox News Channel and serving the channel since its operation.
In 2007, she expressed her dissatisfaction regarding her salary and case filed against Fox News and luckily she won the case. She has contributed a lot in the media field and for her contribution, she was awarded a bronze world medal to honor her greatness.
Fox News reporter, Catherine Herridge
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Besides journalism, she is also known as a book author. Her book ‘The Next Wave: On the Hunt for al Qaeda’s American Recruits' is loved by her fans and motivated her to publish more books. Her book was related to terrorism and its future damages in the Middle East and North Africa.
During her career, she has reported the 9/11 terrorist attack which brought her immense fame. She got to share a sit with Khalid Sheik Mohammed and the backstabbers who were the main planner of the attack. Besides she has reported from various countries like Qatar, Guantanamo, Afghanistan, and Iraq.
Catherine Herridge's Net Worth
Catherine Herridge is one of the successful news journalists. She has an estimated net worth of $10 million. Herridge takes home $100k salary for the Fox News Channel. As of 2018, she served in Fox News and as per her three-year contract with the channel, she started out at $495k and rising up to $570k.
In 2012, Herridge published a book, The Next Wave" On the Hunt for Al Qaeda's American Recruits which cost $5.99 in Kindle and $5 in Paperback.
Catherine Herridge's Personal Life
Catherine is a married woman who exchanged vows with her long-term boyfriend JD Hayes, an Air Force Lt. Col. in 2004. Herridge belongs to a military family and her husband also an army man which might be the reason they make a great couple. The duo shares two adorable sons Peter and Jamie. Herridge is a working mother but does her best to focus on both her personal and professional life.
On June 2006, her elder son Peter was diagnosed with biliary atresia and she donated a portion of her liver to him which saved his life. Now the family is living a happy and prosperous life together.
She is quite secretive when it comes to her private stuff so whenever she was asked about her personal life she prefers to keep her mouth shut.
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