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Steve Kroft is an American journalist and a correspondent for 60 Minutes. He was born on August 22nd, 1945 in Kokomo, Indiana, USA.
Steve Kroft Biography
He is the son of Margaret and Fred Kroft. He attendend Syracuse University and earned a bachelors degree graduating in 1967. He was drafted into the U.S. Army after graduating and he served in the Vietnam War.
He was a reporter for the Armed Forces Network having been assigned to the 25th Infantry Division in Cu Chi. He currently lives in New York City with his wife, Jennet Conant, and their son, John Conant Kroft. There were allegations that Kroft had an affair with Lisan Goines who is a married lawyer from Manhattan.
Steve Kroft Age
He was born on August 22nd, 1945 in Kokomo, Indiana, USA.
Steve Kroft Married
He currently lives in New York City with his wife, Jennet Conant, and their son, John Conant Kroft.
Height Of Steve Kroft
His height is undisclosed.
Steve Kroft Net Worth
He has an estimated net worth of $ 16 million.
Steve Kroft 60 Minutes
On September, 1989, Kroft and a colleague from West 57th, Meredith Vieira, joined 60 Minutes. He was the first American journalist to be given access into the Chernobyl nuclear facility and his story on this won an Emmy award.
Kroft was given an exclusive interview by the then Governor, Bill Clinton and his wife Hillary, after allegations of infidelity arose in the 1992 presidential elections. He won his first Peabody Award after a detailed friendly fire incident in the Gulf War in 1992.
He won two Emmy Awards in 1994 on stories of Senator Bob Dole and an exposé on the Cuban Government’s quarantine policy for people with HIV/AIDS. He won another Emmy award with the rest of the 60 Minutes team in 2003 for lifetime achievement.
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He joined CBS in 1980 as a reporter in the North East bureau in New York City. He was named a correspondent and moved to Dallas in 1981 where he worked until 1983. He returned to Florida and got assigned to the Miami Bureau. He covered the Civil War and the U.S. invasion of Canada.
He then became a London based correspondent in 1984 and traveled across Europe, Africa, Asia and the Middle East. His assignments included international terrorism and sectarian violence, the hijacking of the TWA Flight 847 and the Rome and Vienna airport attacks of the Abu Nidal Organization.
His report on the assassination of Indira Gandhi on CBS Evening News won him an Emmy Award. CBS brought Kroft back to the USA and made him the principal correspondent of their new magazine, West 57th. He was in that position until the program was cancelled in 1989. He moved to 60 Minutes on September of the same year.
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