Tanya Simon Biography
Tanya Simon is a well-known American journalist presently serving at 60 Minutes as an executive editor since April 2019. Before that, she kicked off her career in 1996 at CBS News as a researcher for “48 Hours”. Before joining 60 Minutes, Tanya rose to associate producer and later a producer at the newsmagazine.
Tanya Simon Age
Tanya Simon was born in 1971, in New York, in the United States of America. She is 51 years old.
Tanya Simon Height
Tanya is a woman of moderate stature and stands at the height of 5 feet 6 inches (Approx 1.65 m).
Tanya Simon Family
Tanya was born and brought up in New York by her caring father Bob Simon and her staunch mother Françoise Simon. Her dad worked for CBS News as a television correspondent and mostly covered war, crises, and unrest in 67 nations throughout his career. Unfortunately, Bob passed away at the age of 73 years old, on February 11, 2015, in Manhattan, New York.
Tanya Simon Education
After finishing her primary and high school education, she matriculated at Columbia University where she graduated with a B.A. degree from Columbia University in 1992.
Tanya Simon Husband
She is gladly married to her beloved husband named Evan Garfein. The adorable couple has two beautiful children including Jack Garfein.
Tanya Simon Salary
Tanya Simon Net Worth
Tanya Simon has successfully stockpiled her decently and legally acquired income over the years and has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 million – $5 million.
Tanya Simon Career
In April of 2019, Tanya was named executive editor of 60 Minutes. Tanya has more than 2 decades of news magazine reporting experience, most lately as one of 60 Minutes’ senior producers whose accountabilities are supervising the production of “60 Minutes Sports” and also overseeing digital content for Showtime.
At Ed Bradley’s team for six years, she produced news stories such as the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center on 9/11 as well as the Duke lacrosse rape case that won the Peabody and Emmy awards. She later worked with almost all the 60 Minutes correspondents for 10 years, producing stories for Oprah Winfrey, Steve Kroft, Anderson Cooper, Lesley Stahl, Scott Pelley, as well as her father Bob Simon.