Lesley Stahl Biography
Lesley Stahl is a well-known award-winning American journalist. She has spent most of her career at CBS News as a correspondent for 60 Minutes which airs on Sundays at 7 pm. Additionally, the journalist began working at CBS in the year 1971 as a producer. She is known for her news and television investigations.
Lesley Stahl 60 Minutes | CBS
Stahl began her television broadcasting career as a producer and on-air reporter at Boston’s original Channel 5, WHDH-TV. She joined CBS News in 1971 and became a correspondent in the year 1974. In addition, Lesley was the mentor of the CBS News producer Susan Zirinsky. She rose to fame after reporting Watergate.
Stahl began her 29th season on 60 Minutes at CBS in September 2020. While working at 60 Minutes she has done a news-breaking interview with previous National Security Council official Fiona Hill. Moreover, she has had three interviews with Donald J. Trump.
Prior to joining 60 Minutes, she worked as a CBS News White House correspondent. In addition, she was the first woman to hold that job over the Jimmy Carter and Ronald Reagan presidencies and as part of the term of George H. W. Bush. Moreover, her coverage appeared frequently on the CBS Evening News, first with Walter Cronkite, later with Dan Rather, and other CBS News broadcasts.
From September 1983 to May 1991 Lesley served as moderator of Face the Nation, CBS News’ Sunday public affairs broadcast. As a moderator, she managed to interview prominent personalities such as Boris Yeltsin, Margaret Thatcher, and plus Yasser Arafat among others.
In addition, she has previously worked as a co-host with Charles Kuralt of “America Tonight,” which is a daily CBS News late-night broadcast of interviews and essays. Additionally, she has gained different journalism awards including a Lifetime Achievement News and Documentary Emmy Award for overall excellence in news reports in 2003.
Moreover, Lesley received two Emmys, one for the Guantanamo series and another for an eye-opening story aboutby the International Center For Journalists with its Founders Award for Journalistic Excellence in 2014.
Lesley Stahl Education
The journalist went to high school before going to college. Lesley joined Wheaton College in Massachusetts where she studied and later received an honors graduate having majored in history.
Lesley Stahl Age
Stahl was born on the 16th day of December in the year 1941 in Lynn, Massachusetts, the United States of America. As of 2021, the journalist is 80 years old and her zodiac sign is Sagittarius. In addition, she is an American Citizen by birth but her ethnicity is not yet clear.
Lesley Stahl Height | Weight
The American journalist is approximately 5 feet 5 inches (1.65 meters). Moreover, she has an average body weight judging from her pictures. However, her other body measurements including weight, eye color, and hair color are still being looked at and will be updated once they are available.
Lesley Stahl Family
Stahl was born to her Jewish parents in Lynn, Massachusetts, and grew up in Swampscott, Massachusetts. Her mother is known as Dorothy J. (née Tishler), while her father is called Louis E. Stahl. In addition, her father has worked as an executive at a food company. Moreover, Lesley was raised up alongside her brother who is known as Jeffrey Stahl.
Lesley Stahl Husband
Stahl is a married woman. She is happily married to her husband who is known as Aaron Latham. The two lovebirds got married in the year 1977. Lesley has previously been married to Jeffrey Gordon from 1964 to 1967.
Additionally, her husband Aaron is a famous magazine journalist. Aaron is popular for writing an article that inspired the movie called Urban Cowboy starring John Travolta.
Lesley Stahl Daughter | Children
The journalist has a daughter who is called Taylor Stahl Latham. Additionally, Taylor runs the luxury line of a wine-themed clothing company called Our Little Barrel. Her daughter is married and has two children, all girls called Jordan and Chloe.
Furthermore, Stahl writes about the ways her grandchildren have changed her life and worldview in “Becoming Grandma: The Joys and Science of the New Grandparenting”.
Lesley Stahl Haircut
The journalist has blonde hair. In addition, Lesley maintains short and medium blonde hairstyles/haircuts.
Lesley Stahl Net worth | Salary
The American journalist has made quite a good amount of wealth from her broadcasting career for the years she has served. In addition, her primary source of income is her journalism career. She stands at a net worth that is approximately $40 million. Moreover, her salary is estimated to be $8 million per annum.
Lesley Stahl Contacts
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