Halimah Abdullah is an American Journalist who is best known as the editor for NBC News and Washington News. Currently, she is serving as an executive editor at Newsela.
Halimah Abdullah - Married with John Irons
Renowned executive editor Halimah Abdullah is an accomplished woman in her professional as well as personal life. The journalist walked down the aisle with her boyfriend turned husband, John Irons.
In addition, Abdullah and her husband are also blessed with a beautiful child. Unfortunately, the family had to face two terrible miscarriages as well as infertility issues. Finally, with god's grace, they were blessed with a beautiful daughter named Zahra Irons on Janaury 11, 2011.
The happy couple resides in Washington DC. Furthermore, there is no sign of split or divorce between Halimah and her partner. And, we hope the bond of Halimah's family stays strong like this forever.
Net Worth of Halimah Abdullah - Career Details
Halimah Abdullah began her career in journalism with The New York times as a creative intern in June 1997. Later, Halimah continued her journey working as a reporter for various media outlets like The Dallas Morning News, Newsday Media Group, City, Memphis Commercial Appeal, and McClatchy Newspapers from December 1997 to 2012.
In August 2002, Halimah appeared as a professor at the City University of New York by teaching English courses for almost 3 years. Then CNN hired Mrs. Abdullah in May 2012 to cover political, presidential, legislative news and researching strategies. There, Halimah investigated gun laws, military, and educational issues.
Currently, Halimah serves as an executive editor for the K-12 classrooms where her role is to collect articles, contents, online textbooks and collaborating among the team for the best results.
The company pays her over $55,000 annually for her selfless contribution. Talking about her net worth, Halimah has bagged somewhere no less than $2 million considering her association with news companies and universities as a professor.
Quick facts of Halimah Abdullah
- Recipient of the NBC News Gem Award, Edward R. Murrow award, and NBC News DC Bureau MVP awards.
- Worked as Journalism Professor from January 2015 at the University of Maryland.
- While working for ABC News, Halimah helped with Trump's presidential administration coverage and the rumored Russian interference in the 2016 US presidential election.
- She also worked as a writing professor for the University of the District of Columbia from August 2014 till August 2017.
- Halimah worked alongside Haley Yamada, Paulina Tam, and Juanita Philips for ABC News.