Lee Cowan Biography
Lee Cowan is an American Emmy award-winning journalist who serves as a national correspondent and substitute anchor for CBS Sunday Morning. Previously, Cowan served as a correspondent for CBS Newspath, CBS News’ 24-hour news service, and was a researcher for CBS News’ “CBS News Nightwatch” and then for the “CBS Evening News” in Washington, D.C.
Lee Cowan Age and Birthday
Lee is 57 years old as of 2023. He was born on 1 May 1965 in Salt Lake City, Utah, United States. Lee celebrates his birthday on 1 May every year.
Lee Cowan Height and Weight
Cowan stands at a height of 5 feet and 8 inches tall. However, details about his weight and his body measurements have not yet been made public. We will update this section when the information becomes available.
Lee Cowan Family, Parents, and Siblings
Lee was born in Salt Lake City, Utah, a son of Leland B. Cowan, a surgical and radiation oncologist, and Constance W. Cowan. He has not revealed any details about his siblings. This information will be updated soon when the information is out to the public.
Lee Cowan Wife
Cowan is married to Molly Palmer, a television associate producer, and daughter of television news correspondent John Palmer and writer Nancy Doyle Palmer. They live in Santa Monica and together they are blessed with two beautiful children.
Lee Cowan Education
Lee enrolled at Washington University where he graduated with a double major in communications and speech communications in 1988.
Lee Cowan Career
Cowan’s reporting career started in local news, serving as an anchor and reporter for WLWT-TV in Cincinnati. Prior to that, he was an anchor and reporter for WWMT-TV, in Kalamazoo, Mich., and a weekend anchor for KCOY-TV in Santa Maria, Calif. Before joining KCOY-TV, Cowan held positions as news director and anchor at NBC affiliate KIEM-TV Eureka, Calif. As a national correspondent from NBC News where he was reporting for the “NBC Nightly News,” “Today” and MSNBC, Cowan was assigned to cover the campaign and election of President Barack Obama; the tsunami in Japan in 2011, the crisis in Libya, and the royal wedding of Prince William and Catherine Middleton.
For CBS he’s covered the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks; the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina; the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the 2006 conflict in Beirut, and the 2006 tsunami in Indonesia. Cowan has spent more than two decades of his nearly 30-year career at CBS News spread over two periods. Based in Los Angeles, Cowan has conducted interviews with a variety of news and entertainment personalities including First Lady Michelle Obama, pop star Bruno Mars, comedy great Carol Burnett, and tennis legend Billie Jean King.
In addition, he’s covered issues ranging from the nation’s public defender system, the water crisis in the Navajo Nation, and childhood hunger. Previously, Cowan served as a correspondent for CBS Newspath, CBS News’ 24-hour news service, and was a researcher for CBS News’ “CBS News Nightwatch” and then for the “CBS Evening News” in Washington, D.C.
Lee Cowan’s Net worth and Salary
Lee’s net worth is ranging between $1 million and $5 million dollars as of 2023. He has accumulated a good fortune from his successful career as a national correspondent and substitute anchor for CBS Sunday Morning. He also receives an average salary ranging between $ 20,000 to $ 100,000.
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