Leland Vittert Biography

Leland Vittert works for NewsNation as an anchor and national correspondent in the United States. He was a foreign journalist located in Jerusalem for Fox News from 2010 until 2021, and then a news presenter after that. As a substitute host, he appeared on Fox & Friends, America’s Newsroom, and Now.

How old is Leland Vittert? – Age

He was born as Leland Holt Vittert on 31 August 1982 in Illinois, United States. He is 40 years as of 2022.

Where did Leland Vittert go to school? – Education

Vittert graduated from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and was a member of the Theta Chi fraternity.

In addition, he completed The General Course, a one-year study abroad program at the London School of Economics.

Leland Vittert’s Family

His sister, Liberty Vittert, is a data science professor at Harvard University and a television chef.

Vittert’s Wife

He’s single. He is unattached and has never been seen on a date with a woman.

Sara Scott, currently 44 years old, was his girlfriend in 2010. For personal reasons, the ex-couple split after dating for a while. Sara is a Vice President of National Accounts at ProspX, where she was born on 17 March 1978.

Leland Vittert's photo
Leland Vittert’s photo

Leland Vittert Eye

On Saturday, Vittert photographed a freelance photojournalist who was shot in the eye while covering events in Minneapolis. Vittert is one of several journalists attacked, arrested, or otherwise harassed while covering nationwide rallies.

Vittert’s Height

He is 177.8 cm tall.

What is Vittert Salary?

He earns an annual estimated salary of $1 million.

Vittert Net Worth

He receives a predicted salary of $5 million.

Leland Vittert Career

In the 2000s, Vittert served as a reporter for WFTV-TV in Orlando, Florida, and as the weekend anchor at KDVR-TV in Denver, Colorado. He’s also worked at KATV-TV in Little Rock, Arkansas, KNWA-TV in Fayetteville, Arkansas, and WMTV-TV in Madison, Wisconsin. As a young reporter, Vittert was nominated for an Emmy Award for clearing a police officer wrongly accused of rape.

Vittert’s reportage of the Freddie Gray riots in Baltimore was praised by both Mediaite and The Daily Caller. According to Mediaite, Vittert “made his mark…by standing among demonstrators, facing a quiet line of riot police, and interviewing neighbors and activists affected in numerous ways by the tale.” He broke the story on Baltimore’s mayor’s alleged police stand-down orders and held tense question-and-answer sessions with lawmakers and public officials all around the city.

After landing in the Middle East in 2010, Vittert began following the Arab Spring.

On the night Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak stepped down in 2011, he was one of the few reporters present in Cairo’s Tahrir Square.

Vittert then went to Libya in the early days of the revolution, reporting on Muammar Gadaffi’s counter-offensive and subsequently from Misurata, which was besieged.
Vittert reported on Operation Pillar of Cloud, a 2012 fight between Israel and Hamas. He interrogated Ayman al-brother, Zawahiri’s Muhammad al-Zawahiri. Vittert spent a month in Eastern Ukraine before relocating to Washington, D.C. in 2014, as Russian-backed militias seized control of large swaths of the country.

While covering the George Floyd protests in Washington, D.C., Vittert and his colleagues were attacked by demonstrators outside the White House. They had to be chased away in the end. In an interview on Cavuto Live the next day, Vittert said he and his team were pummeled after a demonstrator recognized them as Fox News.

Did Leland Vittert leave Fox Business?

Vittert quit Fox News in April 2021 after his final appearance on the network in January 2021. “We willingly and amicably split ways with Leland Vittert,” a Fox News representative said, without specifying if he resigned or was fired.

Where is Leland Vittert now?

On May 17, 2021, he began working for NewsNation on The Donlon Report and NewsNation Prime. Vittert anchored a primetime show titled On Balance with Leland Vittert on NewsNation beginning 19 July 2021.

Leave a Comment

error: Content is protected !!