Bob Herbert Biography
Bob began his career in journalism in 1970 as a reporter for The Star-Ledger in Newark, New Jersey. In 1973 he became the publication’s night city editor. In 1976 he joined New York Daily News as a reporter and an editor. He later joined the network’s editorial board and became one of its columnists until 1985.
Bob was a founding panelist of Sunday Edition, a weekly discussion show that aired on the New York affiliate of the Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS). He also served as the host of the weekly current affairs show Hotline on New York public television.
In 1991 he joined the National Broadcasting Company (NBC) as a national correspondent for The Today Show, a morning news program, and the NBC Nightly News a position she held until 1993.
In 1993 he joined The New York Times as an op-ed columnist where he wrote about politics, urban affairs, and social trends until 2011. He later became a fellow at Demos, a progressive think tank. He also began writing for The American Prospect magazine.
Bob Herbert’s Age
Bob Herbert is 78 years old as of 2023, He was born on 7th March 1945 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, U.S. He celebrates his birthday on March 7th every year.
Bob Herbert Height
He stands at an average height of 5 feet 8 inches with a moderate weight.
Bob Herbert Education
In 1988 he received a B.A. in Journalism from the State University of New York (Empire State College). He has taught at Brooklyn College and at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.
Bob Herbert’s Parents
Bob was born and raised in New York City by his loving parents, However, he has not disclosed any further information on his family or his siblings.
Bob Herbert’s Wife | Deborah Bial
Bob Herbert is married to his lovely wife Deborah Bial who is an education strategist, founder, and president of the Posse Foundation and a trustee of Brandeis University. She was one of the 2013 winners of the Harold W. McGraw Prize in Education and was also awarded the Anne Roe Award by the Harvard Graduate School of Education.
Bob Herbert Demos
Bob joined Demos after an 18-year career at The New York Times as an Op-Ed columnist, writing about politics, urban affairs, and social trends.
Bob Herbert Books
- Promises Betrayed: Waking Up from the American Dream (2005); the book examines the ways in which American society has failed to treat all citizens equally and fairly
- Losing Our Way: An Intimate Portrait of a Troubled America (2014); the book explores the problems facing the United States, with stories of those who are struggling.
Bob Herbert Salary
Bob receives an annual salary of $85,000-$95,000 from his career as a news journalist. The normal pay of a news journalist ranges from between $ 24,292 and $ 72,507 which translates to an hourly average wage of between $ 10.15 and $ 31.32.
Bob Herbert’s Net Worth
Bob has an estimated net worth of $2 million as of 2023, from his successful career. Bob’s primary source of income is his career as a Journalist. Through his various sources of income, He has been able to accumulate good fortune but prefers to lead a modest lifestyle.
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