David Begnaud Biography
David Begnaud is an American journalist and news correspondent. Begnaud works for CBS News and is currently based in New York City as the Lead National Correspondent for CBS Mornings.
He joined the station in 2015 and his reporting has been featured across CBS News broadcasts and platforms including CBS This Morning, the CBS Evening News, 48 Hours, CBS Sunday Morning, as well as CBS News Streaming, CBS News’ 24/7 streaming news service.
David Begnaud’s Age and Birthday
David is 39 years old as of 2023. He was born on 13 June 1983 in Lafayette, Louisiana, United States. He celebrates his birthday on 13 June every year.
David Begnaud Height and Weight
Begnaud stands at an average height of 5 feet and 11 inches tall. However, his weight and body measurements have not yet been made public. We will update this section when the information becomes available.
David Begnaud’s Family, Parents, and Siblings
David was born and raised by his parents in n Lafayette, Louisiana, United States. He has kept a low profile when it comes to his personal life. He has not revealed any details about his parents or siblings. This information will be updated soon when the information is out to the public.
David Begnaud Husband
Begnaud is married to his beloved wife Jeremy. The pair have been together for seven years. He has not shared any information about his children. We will update the information regarding his children as soon as it is available.
David Begnaud Education
David went to a Catholic school and was an altar boy and Eucharistic minister. He started his career as a journalist after high school by working as a reporter for KLFY TV 10 in Lafayette. Begnaud received a bachelor’s degree in general studies from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette in 2005.
David Begnau Career
At CBS News, Begnaud has covered major news stories around the world including the shooting at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Florida, the terrorist attack at the Inland Regional Center in San Bernardino, California, and the devastating earthquake that hit Ecuador in April of 2016 leaving hundreds dead and thousands injured. In the summer of 2017, he covered Hurricane Harvey in Houston, Hurricane Irma in Florida, and Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico. Begnaud’s coverage of important national and international stories is also featured prominently on CBSN, CBS News’ 24/7 streaming news service.
He spent more time covering Puerto Rico’s recovery than any other network news correspondent, traveling to the island countless times and breaking numerous significant stories. His distinctive, unmatched reporting resulted in government action, and throughout the crisis, he delivered sustained coverage on all platforms — especially on social media. His coverage of Hurricane Maria earned him the prestigious George Polk Award for public service in 2018, which was the first time given to a journalist since 1978.
The award, as the nominating committee states, places “a premium on investigative work that is original, resourceful and thought-provoking.” Begnaud also received Radio Television Digital News Association’s First Amendment Leadership Award for his significant contribution to the protection of the First Amendment and freedom of the press. Prior to CBS, Begnaud covered a wide variety of national breaking news from weather to crime for several news organizations.
Previously, he created and reported for “Newsbreak” at ORA-TV, a social media platform for current events and breaking news, and was a contributing correspondent for “Entertainment Tonight,” the No. 1 syndicated entertainment newsmagazine in the world.
David Begnaud Net worth and Salary
Begnaud has an estimated net worth of $ 6 million dollars as of 2023. He earns an average salary of $ 150,000.
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