Norah O’Donnell is an American journalist and TV news presenter who is the host of CBS This Morning. She was the former Chief White House Correspondent for CBS News and this week she had interviewed FBI Director Chris Wray. A sneak peek into this interview and her life today!
Norah O’Donnell interviews FBI Director
Norah interviewed Chris Wray who is currently the FBI Director and when asked whether he agrees to the anonymous NYT op-ed, he said:
“I try very hard to make sure that my relationship with the president is a professional one — and that’s what I think the relationship should be between any FBI director and any president,” Wray responded. “And beyond that, I’m not going to really be weighing in on opinions, especially anonymously-expressed opinions.”
Norah and her early life and education wiki
Norah was born on 23 January 1974 in Washington DC, the USA. Her middle name is Morahan and she is now 44 years of age. Her father Francis O’Donnell is a doctor by profession. She has an Irish ethnicity and an American nationality. At age of 3, her family shifted to San Antonio in Texas. When she was 10, her family moved to Seoul for two years due to her father’s work assignment there. She has a sister named Mary and a brother called Francis.
She studied at Douglas MacArthur High School and later joined Georgetown University from where she completed her BA in philosophy and has an MA in liberal studies.
Norah and her career
Norah began her career as a staff writer for Roll Call where her writings were on the Congress. She then was with NBC Networks for 12 years. Here she used to be the commentator for the Today Show and also was a Chief Washington Correspondent for MSNBC. She served as a White House Correspondent for NBC News. She contributed towards anchoring MSNBC Live and also was a host for Weekend Today. She served as a reporter for several of their news shows.
Norah then joined CBS Network and worked as a host for several of their shows. She has also done some fill-in jobs and in 2011 to 2012 was the White House Correspondent for CBS. In the fall of 2012, she was made the anchor of CBS This Morning. She has been very open about her views on allegations of sexual assault and feels that the sexual misbehavior should be halted.
She had noted:
“Let me be very clear, there is no excuse for this alleged behavior, It is systematic and pervasive and I’ve been doing a lot of listening … Women cannot achieve equality in the workplace or in society until there is a reckoning and a taking of responsibility … This will be investigated, this has to end, this behavior is wrong.”
She has won several awards, accolades, and prestigious titles during her career until now. She earns a handsome salary in her lucrative career and her net worth is $ 8 million.
Norah O’Donnell and her personal life-husband and children
Norah is a married woman. She stays with her husband Geoff Tracy who is a restaurateur and owns the DC restaurant Chef Geoff’s. They got married in June 2001. On 20 May 2007, she delivered twins named Henry and Grace and she again became a mother to daughter Riley on 5 July 2008. She and her husband have released a book on babies for the parents.
Norah has a height of 5 feet and 6 inches and weighs 60 kg. Her figure stats are 35-24-34 inches. She has brown eyes and hair.
Her Twitter is subscribed by 191.7k followers and on her Instagram, she has 69.7k followers. She also holds a Facebook account.
Source: en.wikipedia.org, cbsnews.com, www.tvnewser.com