Barbara Klein Biography
Barbara Klein is a well-known American journalist currently working in Washington, D.C. as a newscast anchor at NPR since 2005. Barbara produces and writes hourly round-ups of world news. She is a substitute for weekday coverage and a frequent host of weekend news.
Barbara Klein Age
Barbara Klein was born in the United States of America. Barbara is around 58 years old, although details concerning her exact date and year of birth are not known to the public.
Barbara Klein Height
Barbara is a woman of standard and stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches (Approx1.7 m).
Barbara Klein Family
Barbara Klein was born and raised in a Jewish community near Chicago to her hardworking and caring father and mother. Barbara has an older brother and a handsome twin brother.
Barbara Klein Husband
She is gladly married to her lovely and caring husband named Doug Klein. The duo met at the USAID in Washington, where both became commissioned following graduate school. Barbara and Doug went off to Liberia and later to Kenya, where they welcomed their first beautiful daughter.
Barbara Klein Education
After her primary and high school education, she enrolled at Washington University in St. Louis where she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Political Science.
Barbara Klein Salary
She receives a satisfactory salary of $77,111 per year. This is according to NPR newscast anchors’ salaries.
Barbara Klein Net Worth
Barbara Klein has stockpiled a decent fortune over the years she has served and has an estimated net worth of $1 million.
Barbara Klein Career
At this present moment, Barbara serves in Washington, D.C. as a newscast anchor at NPR since 2005. Barbara produces and writes hourly round-ups of world news. She is a substitute for weekday coverage and a frequent host of weekend news. Before coming to NPR, she worked as a program host at the Voice of America (VOA) for a period of 25 years.
Throughout her time at VOA, she anchored several pre-recorded and live news, international call-ins, interviews as well as feature/entertainment programs exploring the controversies, intricacies, and culture of American life. She co-hosted radio-TV simulcasts of live coverage of the September 11 terror attacks and presidential election coverage and also narrated Special English for listeners around the globe working to improve their English language skills.
Barbara also worked in the Washington, D.C. area as an actress for a period of 25 years, earning a Helen Hayes nomination and other honors, and she proceeds to work for recorded books as a voice actor. She is an active member of AFTRA and Actors’ Equity.