Cal Perry Biography
Cal Perry is a broadcast journalist, Correspondent, Global News Editor, and Digital Content who currently serves at MSNBC. In addition, he has previously served at Voice of America in a senior role and also at Al Jazeera English. Prior to that, Cal used to work for CNN and he was mostly working in the Middle East.
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Perry kicked off his international career as a program officer for the Vietnam Veterans of America Foundation where he served in Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam. He was later named the chief researcher at the National Veterans Legal Services Program in Washington D.C.
Cal went t0 CNN where he worked on international assignments as an editor in Atlanta, Georgia. His duties at CNN were newsgathering, coordinating the international coverage, producing reporter live shots, as well as determining the editorial content. In addition, he later moved and went to work as a producer in Iraq.
During his time in Iraq, Perry would produce, direct as well as report on the award-winning CNN documentary known as Combat Hospital. The documentary was an inside look into one of the U.S military’s busiest combat hospitals in Iraq. Additionally, Perry was the organizer of CNN’s West Bank coverage of the death and funeral of Yasser Arafat who was a Palestinian president.
The journalist was one of the first reporters to appear to live from Bangladesh in the year 2007. It was during the massive cyclone Sidr where he provided both on-air news coverage as well as photographs. In addition, he has managed to conduct many first-time interviews with prominent world leaders and personalities. Furthermore, Cal conducted an exclusive interview with the exiled Hamas leader, Khaled Meshaal, from a safe house located in Syria in August the year 2007.
In the year 2008, Perry became one of the first journalists in more than three years to interview the President of Syria, Bashar Al-Assad in English. Moreover, Cal interviewed the Syrian first lady, Asma al-Assad, in the year 2009. He also conducted an interview with Saad Hariri, the Lebanese prime minister the first interview with him after winning the election in the year 2008.
Cal Perry Education
The broadcast journalist went to high school and later graduated. After graduating from high school, he enrolled and joined Skidmore college which is based in Saratoga Springs, New York. Moreover, Cal studied and later graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree.
Cal Perry Age
The journalist was born on the 6th day of October in the year 1979 in Washington D.C, the United States of America. As of 2021, the journalist is 42 years old and his zodiac sign is Libra. In addition, he is an American Citizen by birth but his ethnicity is not yet known.
Cal Perry Family
Perry was born to his parents in Washington D.C. His father is known as Mark Perry and worked as an Actor. However, he has not disclosed much information regarding his parents and siblings despite being a television personality. Nonetheless, this information is still being looked at and will be updated once it is availed.
Cal Perry Wife
Perry is a married man. He is happily married to a lovely lady who is known as Noreen Jameel. In addition, Cal together with his wife Noreen have been blessed to be parents of two wonderful children. However, he has not disclosed the children’s names and identities yet.
Cal Perry Net worth | Salary
The American journalist has made quite a good amount of wealth from his broadcasting career for the years he has served. In addition, his primary source of income is his journalism career. He stands at a net worth that is approximated to be between $1 Million – $5 Million. However, his salary is still being looked at and will be updated soon.
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