Major Garrett Biography
Major Elliott Garrett is an American journalist who is the chief Washington correspondent for CBS News. Garrett is the host of The Takeout podcast and was a correspondent for National Journal. Prior to joining National Journal, he was the senior White House correspondent for Fox News.
Major Garrett’s Age and Birthday
Major is 60 years old as of 2023. He was born on 24 August 1062 in San Diego, California, United States. Major celebrates his birthday on 24 August every year.
Major Garrett Height and Weight
Garrett stands at a height of 6 feet and 2 inches tall. He has a moderate weight. However, his body measurements have not yet been made public. We will update this section when the information becomes available.
Major Garrett’s Family, Parents, and Siblings
Major was born and raised by his parents in San Diego, California, 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.
Major Garrett Wife
Garrett is married to Lara Brown and lives with his family in Washington, D.C.H. However, he has not shared any information about his children. We will update the information as soon as it is available.
Major Garrett Education
Major attended James Madison High School. Later he graduated from the University of Missouri with a Bachelor of Journalism and a Bachelor of Science in political science in 1984. He is a member of Phi Gamma Delta
Major Garrett Career
From 2012 until 2018, Garrett served as the Network’s chief White House correspondent. While covering the White House for CBS News, Garrett reported extensively on presidential actions to confront ISIS, Ebola, nuclear negotiations with Iran, and U.S.-European efforts to confront Russia in the standoff over Ukraine. On domestic issues, Garrett reported on the Obama administration’s handling of the healthcare website rollout, numerous policy failures at the Veterans Administration, and the president’s ongoing efforts in 2014 to address racial strife and criminal justice reform. He has traveled with the president to Asia, Europe, and the Middle East.
Before joining CBS News as chief White House correspondent, Garrett was a fixture during CBS News’ coverage of Campaign 2012 through a partnership with the National Journal, where he was chief White House correspondent. He co-hosted the network’s coverage of the 2011 South Carolina Republican Primary debate alongside “CBS Evening News” anchor and managing editor Scott Pelley and offered analysis for every 2012 general election presidential debate.
Prior to National Journal, Garrett was the chief White House correspondent for Fox News. During his eight years at Fox, Garrett also covered two presidential elections, Congress, the war in Iraq, and other major stories. Before joining Fox News, Garrett was a White House correspondent for CNN during the administrations of George W. Bush and Bill Clinton. Previously, he was a senior editor and congressional correspondent for U.S. News and World Report, where he reported on Congress and the impeachment of President Clinton. He was a congressional reporter for The Washington Times (1990-95) and the newspaper’s deputy national editor. Earlier in his career, Garrett was a reporter for The Houston Post, Las Vegas Review-Journal, and the Amarillo Globe News.
Garrett is also the author of four books: “Common Cents,” with former Rep. Tim Penny, Little, Brown Publisher, 1995; “The 15 Biggest Lies in Politics,” St. Martin’s 1999; “The Enduring Revolution,” Crown Forum 2005 and and “Mr. Trump’s Wild Ride,” St. Martin’s, 2018.
Major Garrett’s Net worth and Salary
Major has a net worth of $8 million. He has accumulated good fortune from his career as a correspondent. He receives an annual salary of 75,000.
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