Ann Compton ABC, Bio, Wiki, Age, Family, Husband, Height, Salary and Net Worth

Ann Compton is an American former news reporter and White House correspondent for ABC News Radio, born January 19, 1947 in Chicago, Illinois

Ann Compton Wiki

Ann Compton is an American former news reporter and White House correspondent for ABC News Radio, born January 19, 1947, in Chicago, Illinois.

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Ann Compton Biography

Compton graduated in 1965 from New Trier High School in Winnetka, Illinois.

Ann Compton Age

She was born on January 19, 1947.

Ann Compton Family

Compton is married to a Washington, D.C., physician specializing in gastroenterology, Dr. William Hughes. They have three sons and a daughter.

Ann Compton Reporter

She began her broadcasting career in Virginia when an internship during her junior year at Hollins College currently Hollins University led to a full-time job as the first woman reporting for WDBJ TV, a CBS affiliate in Roanoke. She established a State Capitol Bureau in Richmond for the station. ABC News hired her in 1973, and she reported from New York City until December 1974, when she was assigned to the White House.

Ann Compton ABC

Compton has traveled around the globe and through all 50 states with presidents, vice presidents, and first ladies through seven presidential campaigns, reporting for ABC News. She is currently the White House correspondent for ABC News Radio, covering her seventh president as an ABC White House correspondent, beginning with Gerald Ford. Compton became the first woman assigned to cover the White House on a full-time basis by a network television news organization, weeks after the Watergate scandal came to an end and she was one of the youngest to receive the assignment.

She was invited to serve as a panelist for presidential debates in 1988 and 1992 and she was assigned as a floor reporter at the 1976 Republican and Democratic national conventions. Compton was the chief Washington correspondent for, in 2000, where she wrote and anchored a daily political column, On Background.

On September 11, 2001, during the terrorist attacks, Compton, among other reporters, was with the then U.S. President George W. Bush covering his trip to Florida to promote his education agenda. Compton was aboard Air Force One while the plane flew from Florida to other various parts of the country after the President was advised not to return to Washington, as the attacks unfolded.

Ann Compton Retires

On September 10, 2014, Compton retired from ABC News, 41 years to the day after she began at the network.

Ann Compton Net Worth

She has an estimated net worth of $200,000.

Ann Compton Republican

She was invited to the The League of Republican Women of DC meeting held on 30th May 2018 as a special guest. The meeting was hosted at The City Club of Washington, DC 555 13th Street Northwest Washington, DC, 20004 United States.

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