Linda Wertheimer Biography
Linda Wertheimer is an illustrious American radio journalist presently serving at NPR as a senior national correspondent. She is also a former NPR national political correspondent and co-host of the NPR news magazine program, All Things Considered. Formerly, she worked for WCBS Radio in New York City, United States, and for the British Broadcasting Corporation in London.
Linda Wertheimer Age
Linda Wertheimer was born Linda Cozby on 19th March 1943, in Carlsbad, New Mexico, United States of America. She is 78 years old.
Linda Wertheimer Height
Linda is a woman of standard stature and stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches (Approx. 1.72 m).
Linda Wertheimer Family
Linda Wertheimer was born and brought up by her caring and supportive parents in Carlsbad, New Mexico, United States of America. She is the proud daughter of June and Miller Cozby and who were grocery store owners and operators.
Linda Wertheimer Education
Linda attended and graduated from Wellesley College in Wellesley, Massachusetts in 1965. She has attained honorary degrees from Illinois Wesleyan University, Colby College, and Wheaton College.
Linda Wertheimer Husband
She is blissfully married to her beloved husband, Fred Wertheimer who is the CEO of Democracy 21. Fred is a former president of Common Cause, lobbyist, activist, and attorney. The adorable couple tied the knot in 1969. nevertheless, Linda has not divulged any information with regard to their children and we shall update you later.
Linda Wertheimer Salary
She pockets a satisfactory salary of $143,569 annually. This is in accordance with NPR national correspondents’ salaries.
Linda Wertheimer Net Worth
Linda Wertheimer has over the years accumulated quite an impressive fortune from her journalism career and has an estimated net worth of $6 million.
Linda Wertheimer Career
At this present moment, she works as a senior national correspondent post since 2002. Before, she hosted the NPR’s newsmagazine All Things Considered between 1989 – 2002. Furthermore, prior to becoming the host of All Things Considered, Linda first worked as the director of the program from 1971 to 1989. On May 3, 1971, the NPR Network was incepted and it is the time that she joined the station.
For more than 40 years, Linda has served in several roles such as host and reporter for NPR. From 1974 to 1989, she reported a highly praised and award-winning coverage of national politics and Congress for NPR while working as a national political correspondent as well as a congressional. Linda has also reported major stories such as the general elections and state presidential primaries.
Throughout her career, he has attained several awards such as the 1978 award for her live coverage of the debate in the United States Senate about the Torrijos-Carter Treaties. Linda has also earned the Alfred I. DuPont-Columbia University Silver Baton Award due to her excellence in broadcast journalism.