Carter Evans Biography

Carter Evans is a journalist from the United States who now works as a correspondent for CBS News in Los Angeles. He joined the TV station in October 2012 after working as a freelance reporter for KCBS/KCAL. Carter formerly worked as a CNN business journalist for four years. Prior to that, he worked as a reporter for WWOR TV 9 for a year. His career began in 1995 when he worked as a freelance correspondent for KGMB, the CBS affiliate in Honolulu, Hawaii.

How old is Carter Evans? – Age

Carter Evans was born on 18 June 1975 in the Hawaiian city of Honolulu. He is 46 years as of 2021.

Where did Carter Evans go to school? – Education

He graduated from Punahou School in 1994 and went on to Ithaca College, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in Broadcast Journalism with a minor in Philosophy.

Carter Evans – Family

Evans has kept his family out of media therefore no one knows of his parents and siblings.

Carter Evans Wife

In May 2005, he got married to Courtney Friel. Courtney is a news anchor and reporter for KTLA in Los Angeles, California. Carter and Courtney split in 2016 after 11 years of marriage. The ex-couple has two children, Cameron Kaiulani Evans and Cash Evans, a daughter and a son. His ex-wife is now married to Jim Hecht.

On August 4, 2018, he married his bride Lauren Lyster in a private ceremony at Duke’s Malibu in Malibu, California. Carter and his wife spent their honeymoon at Duke’s in Malibu. The couple is presently enjoying a happy marriage.

Carter Evans with his current wife Lauren Lyster
Carter Evans with his current wife Lauren Lyster

What is Evans Salary?

He earns an estimated salary of $95,456per year.

Evans Net Worth

Evans has an estimated net worth of 1 million.

Carter Evans Career

In February 2013, he joined CBS News as a reporter in Los Angeles. Carter is now covering significant national and international news. In February 2013, he became well-known for his coverage of the police firefight with the alleged murderer and former LAPD officer Christopher Dorner. Furthermore, Carter was the only reporter on the scene as officials in Big Bear, California, closed in on Dorner after a major investigation. He was a CBS News freelance correspondent before becoming a Los Angeles-based correspondent.

Prior to that, he worked as a business journalist for CNN Newsource for four years. Carter delivered more than 20 live shots each day while there, as well as serving as a rotating presenter of CNN’s financial Q&A feature “The Help Desk.” He also recorded the 2011 Japanese earthquake and tsunami, the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks, the 2010 BP oil spill, and the “Great Recession” from the trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Carter formerly worked as a news anchor and reporter for WNYW/WWOR-TV in New York. He also served as a freelance journalist for CBS Newspath, covering the California wildfires and stepping in for “CBS MoneyWatch.” Carter also worked as a reporter for KCBS/KCAL in Los Angeles for four years. While there, he covered President Ronald Reagan’s death as well as his official burial. Carter also covered from the red carpet for E! News and presented their countdown program before the Golden Globes in 2004. His television career began in 1995, when he worked as a freelance reporter for the CBS affiliate in Honolulu, Hawaii, KGMB-TV. Carter is an Ithaca College alumni with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Broadcast Meteorology and a minor in Philosophy.

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