An Emmy award-winning journalist, Tom Foreman, is an American broadcast journalist of CNN who has reporting experience of more than three decades. Tom Foreman (born name Thomas James Foreman) is one of the talented and skillful broadcast journalists of America. He is best known as a journalist, broadcaster, anchor, host and TV media personality.
Early Life and Education
Tom Foreman was born on 6th December 1959 in the United States of America. He graduated magna cum laude from Troy State University in Troy, Alabama in the year 1981. Foreman holds American nationality and belongs to white ethnicity.
Tom Foreman began his career as a local television reporter in Montgomery, Alabama, at WSFA. in the year 1981 while he was still in high school.
After college, he worked for WSFA in Montgomery, Ala., and then for WWL-TV in New Orleans, La. Tom worked as a traveling reporter for ABC News from its Denver bureau for ten years. In 2000 he moved to Washington to become the senior anchor for National Geographic and managing editor for 'Inside Base Camp' and won an Emmy Award as best interviewer.
In 2004 Foreman joined CNN, Washington-based bureau, where he covered a broad range of topics. He also led the network’s show “American Journey” series, that looked at businesses, individuals, and societies, uncovering ways to innovate and thrive despite the struggling U.S. economy.
He even wrote a weekly newspaper column, penned more than 1400 open letters to President Obama on CNN.com, and anchors CNN’s year-in-review show on New Year’s Eve.
Foreman is the inaugural winner of the Cronkite/Jackson Prize for Fact Checking Political Messages. He also won News and Documentary Emmy Award for Outstanding Live Coverage of a Current News Story – Long Form. Tom won News & Documentary Emmy Award for Outstanding Interview and was nominated for James Beard Award for Television Segment.
Tom Foreman is married to Linda Foreman since 1986. The couple has a daughter named Ronnie Foreman.
Till this date, no rumors about his extra-marital affair has surfaced in the media. Tom seems to be living a happy life along with his beautiful wife and daughter with no signs of getting a divorce.
Foreman's actual salary and net worth are still under the curtains. However, on an average, a CNN journalist gets an annual salary around $89,000 to $96,000. So Foreman most probably earns more than that has he has an experience of more than three decades.