Norah O’Donnell Biography
Norah O’Donnell is an American journalist reporting for CBS Evening News and she is also the correspondent for 60 minutes. She was CBS This Morning’s former co-anchor. While working for CBS, Norah was given many roles. She was the White Chief Reporter and also the replacement host of the Face the Nation Sunday morning show on CBS.
She studied at Douglas MacArthur High School and later proceeded to receive her Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy and a Master’s degree in Liberal Studies from Georgetown University.
Norah worked as a staff writer for Roll Call where she covered the congress. She worked for 12 years of her career at NBC networks. She was a commentator for the Today Show, and the Chief Washington Correspondent for MSNBC, and also the White House correspondent for NBC News. Norah was contributing anchor for MSNBC Live and the anchor on the Weekend Today.
O’Donnell has reported for various NBC News broadcasts such as NBC Nightly News, The Today Show, Dateline NBC, and MSNBC. She has also filled in for Chris Mathewson the Hardball with Chris Mathews and she was a regular pundit for The Chris Mathews Show.
Norah O’Donnell Age
How old is Norah O’Donnell? O’Donnell is 48 years old as of 2022. She was born Norah Morahan O’Donnell on January 23, 1974, in Washington D.C. In addition, she celebrates her birthday on the 23rd of January every year and her zodiac sign is Aquarius.
Norah O’Donnell Family
O’Donnell is the daughter of Francis O’Donnel who was a doctor and US Army officer. Both of her parents are of Irish descent. However, she has not disclosed many details regarding her family in the limelight.
Norah O’Donnell Husband
Norah is a married woman. She is married to Geoff Tracy. The two tied the knot in June 2001. They had met while attending Georgetown together. The two were blessed with two children twins on May 20th, 2007. Whom they named Grace and Henry. They later had their child on July 5th, 2008 a girl whom they named Riley Norah Tracy.
Norah O’Donnell Ratings
She has acted as an anchor for many highly-rated shows since Norah joined CBS. On several occasions, she has stood in for Scott Pelley on CBS Evening News. Susan Zirinsky, the president of CBS News, revealed on May 6, 2019, that Norah will be the anchor and managing editor of the CBS Evening News. She became the third woman to serve as the weeknight anchor of the show.
Norah O’Donnell Height
O’Donnell stands at an approximate height of 5 feet and 7 inches.
Norah O’Donnell Awards
- Washingtonian Magazine named Norah as Washington’s 100 most powerful women. She was named on Irish Magazines 2000 Top 100 Irish Americans list.
- Norah won the Sigma Delta Chi Award for Breaking News Coverage for story DC In Crisis.
- She has won an Emmy as NBCs News Election coverage team in 2008.
- In 2018, for her six-month investigation and report on sexual assault at the Air Force Academy, she was also awarded an Emmy. An honorable mention from the White House Correspondents Association for the Edgar Poe Award was given to her story that same year.
Norah O’Donnell Net Worth
O’Donnell has an estimated net worth of around $18 million. Her income is mainly attributed to her successful career as a journalist.
Norah O’Donnell Salary
O’Donnell receives an estimated annual salary of around $7 million.