Amy Goodman is a famous American veteran journalist and author serving as a host and executive producer of Democracy Now. This is a news program that is independent and is circulated on at least 1400 public radio and television stations across the world.
Further, the news program does not receive government or corporate funding due to its independence. Prior to co-founding The Democracy Now in 1996, Amy was serving as a news director and producer for Pacifica Radio in New York.
Amy Goodman Age
Amy Goodman was born on April 13, 1957, in Bay Shore, New York, in the United States of America. Goodman is 65 years old.
Amy Goodman Height
She is a woman of above-average height. Amy’s height is 5 feet 6 inches ( approximately 1.68m ).
Amy Goodman Family
Goodman is a citizen of Bayshore, New York, in the United States of America. Amy is the daughter of Dorothy Goodman, her mother, and George Goodman, her father. Her father was a popular ophthalmologist while her mother was an English teacher before she became a social laborer. Thus, Amy was brought along with her two brothers, Steve Goodman and David.
Amy Goodman Husband
She is a famous journalist who presents facts and matters that mainstream media avoid. Nevertheless, she has been much secretive about her private life for the past four decades. Due to this, she has been suspected to be wedded to Denis Moynihan.
Denis is a popular American journalist who is the founder of KFFR 88.3 FM, a community radio station in Winter Park. In addition, he has also served with Democracy Now since 2000.
They have photos of them together on the internet most probably because they are co-workers. Nonetheless, she has not given any details about her speculated marriage to Denis.
Amy Goodman Education
Goodman graduated from Bay shore Senior High School in 1980. She afterward proceeded to the University of Harvard where she graduated in 1984 with a bachelor’s degree in anthropology. In addition, she schooled in Bar Harbor, Maine for a year at the College of the Atlantic.
Amy Goodman Salary
Goodman receives an annual average salary of $125,000. This is according to Democracy Now anchors\reporters salaries.
Amy Goodman’s Net Worth
Goodman has an estimated net worth of $3 million US dollars.
Amy Goodman Career
She is now serving as a host and executive producer of Democracy Now. Democracy Now is a news program that is self-reliant and circulated on at least 1400 public radio and television stations across the globe. Earlier co-founding The Democracy Now in 1996, Amy was serving as a news director and producer for Pacifica Radio in New York.
During her profession as a journalist, she won a Right Livelihood Award which is well-known as the ‘Alternative Nobel Prize for the development of an innovative model which supports the independence of political journalism at the grass-root levels.
Besides, she has also provided coverage for the East Timor independence movement, and the role of Chevron Corporation in the confrontation between the Nigerian Army and the villagers during her career as a journalist.
She has also faced legal difficulties in her career including an arrest after the coverage of the protests against the construction of North Dakota’s pipeline as it was claimed Amy was not acting as a journalist. Nevertheless, the case was dismissed by District Judge John Grinsteiner in October 2016.
While serving as a journalist, She has obtained numerous awards including the American Women in Radio and Television Gracie Award, Sigma Delta Chi Award for Excellence, Izzy Award, George Polk Award, etc.