Margaret Brennan Biography

Margaret Brennan is a Washington, D.C.-based American journalist who is the current moderator of CBS News’s Face the Nation with Margaret Brennan and the network’s senior international affairs reporter. Brennan formerly worked as a White House correspondent for CBS and has been covering Washington since 2012.
Brennan formerly hosted Bloomberg Television’s weekday show InBusiness with Margaret Brennan. She has worked as a CNBC correspondent for several NBC News programs.

How old is Margaret Brennan? – Age

She was born on March 26, 1980, in Stamford, Connecticut. She is 41 years as of 2021.

Where did Margaret Brennan go to school? – Education

In 1998, she received her bachelor’s degree with honors from the Convent of the Sacred Heart in Greenwich, Connecticut. She then moved on to the University of Virginia, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in global affairs and Middle Eastern studies with a minor in Arabic in 2002 with honors. For her thesis, she was awarded an Emmerich-Wright scholar, and she also received a Fulbright-Hays Grant to study at Yarmouk University in Irbid, Jordan. Her contributions in international affairs earned her an honorary Doctor of Letters degree from Niagara University in 2015.

Margaret Brennan – Family

Edward Brennan, a senior director of The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America in New York, and Jane Brennan, an elementary school art and art history teacher in the Pennsbury, Pennsylvania, school district, gave birth to her. She was brought up alongside her two siblings; Catherine and James.

Brennan Husband

Brennan married Yado Yakub, a Jordanian-American lawyer, and United States Marine Corps judge advocate, in 2015. On April 30, 2018, Brennan revealed she was expecting their first child, a son, during an appearance on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. On September 11th, 2018, he arrived in this world. She revealed she was expecting her second child on Instagram on December 23, 2020. On April 28, 2021, she welcomed her second child, a boy.

Margaret Brennan The CBS journalist
Margaret Brennan The CBS journalist

What is Brennan Salary?

She earns an estimated annual salary of $98,970.

Brennan Net Worth

She has an estimated net worth of $999,760.

Margaret Brennan Career

Margaret has been covering politics, foreign affairs, and global markets since 2002. She joined CBS News in July 2012 and has been reporting for all CBS News programs from Washington, where she has covered the Trump and Obama administrations.

She has previously spent four years covering the State Department, where she covered important topics such as Iran’s nuclear negotiations, the crisis in Ukraine, the agreement to transfer control of Syria’s chemical weapons, and the North Korean standoff.

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