David Shuster Biography
David Shuster is an American journalist who most recently worked as a principal anchor and managing editor for i24NEWS. Prior to this, he worked as an anchor for MSNBC and worked for Fox News, CNN, Current TV, The Young Turks, and Al Jazeera America.
His high-profile career at MSNBC included anchoring prime-time breaking news coverage of the death of Michael Jackson, the deadly earthquake in Haiti, among other stories. After MSNBC, he was hired to serve as “primary substitute anchor” for Current TV’s re-launch of Countdown with Keith Olbermann. In January 2012, he began hosting his own syndicated political talk radio show.
Born in Bloomington, Indiana, David graduated in 1985 from Bloomington High School South. Later on, he joined the University of Michigan. He also earned a Master’s in Public Policy at Georgetown University.
Following his graduation, he began his career at CNN’s Washington, DC. He was assigned editor and field producer from 1990-1994. During this time, he covered both the Persian Gulf War and the 1992 presidential election campaign. After departing from the station, he joined ABC affiliate KATV in Little Rock, Arkansas where he worked as a political reporter. During this time, he led KATV’s coverage of the indictment, trial, conviction, and resignation of Arkansas Governor Jim Guy Tucker.
At KATV, he won a regional Emmy Award for investigative journalism. Most notably, in 2020, he began appearing as a regular contributor to Rebel HQ. Rebel HQ is a Youtube channel that is part of The Young Turks’ network.
David Shuster Age
How old is Shuster? Shuster is 54 years old as of 2021. He was born David Martin Shuster on July 22, 1967, in Bloomington, Indiana, the United States. In addition, he celebrates his birthday on July 22 every year.
David Shuster’s Height
Shuster stands at an average height of 6 feet 1 inch and is of moderate weight.
David Shuster Family
Shuster is a proud son of Arnold Shuster (father) and Susan Klein (mother). In addition, he is the stepson of Robert Agranoff (married to his mother) and Rose Mahern Shuster (married to his father). Shuster has one living brother, Jonathan.
David Shuster Wife
Shuster was married to Julianna Goldman. They got married on May 27, 2007. However, they separated on January 10, 2011. He announced that he was engaged to Kera Rennert on July 23, 2012. They got married on February 16, 2013, and welcomed their firstborn child in 2013.
David Shuster Net Worth
Shuster has an estimated net worth of $5 Million which he has earned through his career as a journalist.
David Shuster Salary
Shuster receives an estimated annual salary of between $20, 000-$100, 000.