Richard Schlesinger Biography
Richard Schlesinger is an American television news reporter and correspondent. Currently he is serving as a correspondent for the CBS crime documentary show 48 Hours. He graduated from The University of Missouri in 1976 with a bachelor’s degree in Journalism.
Soon after his graduation, Richard Schlesinger joined Miami-based WPLG-TV as a political reporter. While there, he won Sigma Delta Chi Award. In 1980, he was hired as Washington bureau chief for the Post-Newsweek Television Stations. He worked there for four years until 1984.
That same year, Richard Schlesinger joined CBS News. At CBS, Schlesinger was based in Miami. He covered stories throughout the southeastern United States and South America. For three years, between 1987 and 1990, he was a correspondent at CBS News Northeast bureau. At the same time he was working as an investigative reporter for the CBS Evening News.
He was also working as a substitute anchor for morning news and weekend editions of the news. He served as a full-time correspondent for 48 Hours from 1990 through 1997. He reported on various issues. His reports included cases of innocent Americans behind bars, marriage and divorce in 1990’s and recession of the middle class.
Richard Schlesinger reported for a two-hours CBS documentary CBS Reports: “Enter the Jury Room”. For this report, he won Alfred I. duPont–Columbia University Award. The documentary examined the jury system in US and was given access to the actual jury deliberations for the first time in television industry.
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For his work as a news reporter, Richard Schlesinger has won a number of awards. He has received 10 Emmy Awards throughout his career. Among these awards include; News & Documentary Emmy Award for Outstanding Continuing Coverage of a News Story in a News Magazine in 2012 and News & Documentary Emmy Award for Outstanding Coverage of a Breaking News Story in a News Magazine in 2014· Apart from his reports to 48 Hours, Schlesinger also contributes to CBS News Sunday Morning.
Richard Schlesinger Age
Richard Schlesinger was born in New York, United States of America. He was born on 1st October, 1954.
Richard Schlesinger Net Worth
Richard Schlesinger tops the list every time you talk about the most experienced CBS newscasters. He has been in the field of journalism for more than four decades and has been working with CBS News since 1984. The American television news reporter is well-recognized for being the correspondent for the CBS crime documentary show ’48 Hours.’
We do not have any information about his salary. Richard Schlesinger net worth is also currently under review. However, given his endeavors and contribution, he is probably worth millions. He has mainly made his net worth from his journalism and reporting career. Details about his cars, houses and other property that he could be owning are also not known.
Richard Schlesinger Family
Richard Schlesinger has always been the voice for the oppressed. He has reported on various issues including corruption, marriage and divorce and recession. He has however succeeded in maintaining his life personal. He is very secretive when it comes to any details about his family. There is nothing known about his father, mother or even siblings. Their occupation are also not known.
Perhaps he loves his life that way. Journalism has however been very rewarding for him. We will keep you updated. We will update the information about his family any time we get factual news.
Richard Schlesinger Wife
The American media man, Richard Schlesinger, is very personal. Especially when it comes to his personal life. He prefers to keep all of his life secrets wrapped under the pillow regardless of being a media personality himself. There is literally no information about his wife. The 63 years aged newscaster must be a married man and have a wife behind the veil.
But neither has he talked about his marital relationship nor has revealed the details of his children. It seems the reporter doesn’t like the intervention of media in his personal life and prefers keeping his family away from the limelight. We will keep you updated when we get the actual information.