Carter Evans Biography and Wiki
Carter Evans is an American journalist currently working for CBS News as a Los Angeles-based correspondent. He joined the TV station in October 2012 from KCBS/KCAL where he served as a freelance reporter.
Previously, Carter spent four years working as a business correspondent for CNN. Before that, he served as a reporter for WWOR TV 9 for a period of one year. His career journey began in 1995 where he worked for KGMB, the CBS affiliate in Honolulu, Hawaii serving as a freelance correspondent.
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Carter Evans Age
He was born on June 18, 1975, in Honolulu, Hawaii, in the United States. Carter turns 46 years old in 2021.
Carter Evans Height
He is a man of tall stature. Carter’s height is 5 ft 10 inches.
Carter Evans Family
Currently, Carter has not revealed any information in regards to his parents and siblings. Therefore, it is not publicly known whether he has siblings or not.
Carter Evans Wife
He is married to his beautiful wife Lauren Lyster who is an American journalist working at KTLA as a news reporter. Carter and his wife exchanged their wedding vows in 2018. He was previously married to Courtney Friel and later divorced in the year 2016 due to unknown reasons.
Carter Evans Lauren Lyster Wedding
He exchanged wedding vows with his wife Lauren on August 4, 2018, in a private wedding that was held in Duke’s Malibu in Malibu, California. Carter and his wife went to Duke’s Malibu for their honeymoon. The pair is currently living a blissful married life.
Carter Evans Courtney Friel
He married his first wife Courtney Friel in May 2005. Courtney is an American journalist working for KTLA as a news anchor and reporter. The ex-couple shares two children, one daughter and son named Cameron Kaiulani Evans and Cash Evans. Carter and Courtney later separated and divorced in 2016 after being married for 11 years. His ex-wife is currently married to Jim Hecht.
Carter Evans Education
He graduated from Punahou School in the year 1994 and later joined Ithaca College where he acquired his Bachelor of Arts degree in Broadcast Journalism with a minor in Philosophy.
Carter Evans CBS News
He became a Los Angeles-based correspondent for CBS News in February 2013. Carter currently covers major national and international stories. He became popularly known for his coverage of the police shootout with the suspected killer and former LAPD officer named Christopher Dorner in February 2013.
In addition, Carter was the only reporter on the scene when authorities closed in on Dorner following an intense investigation in Big Bear, California. Before he became a Los Angeles-based correspondent, he served as CBS News freelance correspondent. Before that, he spent four years working for CNN Newsource as a business correspondent.
While there, Carter contributed more than 20 live shots per day as well as served as a rotating host of CNN’s financial Q&A segment known as “The Help Desk”. In addition, he also covered the 2011 Japanese earthquake and tsunami, the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks, the 2010 BP oil spill, and also reported the “Great Recession” from the New York Stock Exchange trading floor.
Prior to joining CNN, Carter worked for WNYW/WWOR-TV in New York serving as a news anchor and reporter. In addition, he also worked for CBS Newspath as a freelance correspondent covering the California wildfires as well as filling in for “CBS MoneyWatch”.
Carter also worked for KCBS/KCAL in Los Angeles where he worked as a reporter for four years. While there, he covered the death and also the state funeral of President Ronald Reagan. Besides that, Carter also reported on the red carpet for E! News as well as hosted their countdown show to the Golden Globes in the year 2004.
His career journey in broadcasting kicked off in 1995 where he worked for the CBS affiliate in Honolulu, Hawaii called KGMB-TV, serving as a freelance reporter. Carter is a proud alumnus of Ithaca College where he obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree in Broadcast meteorology with a minor in Philosophy.
One of Carter’s colleague at CBS include:
Manuel Bojorquez – National Correspondent
Jeff Berardelli – Meteorologist & Climate Specialist
Serena Altschul – Contributing Correspondent
Errol Barnett – Transportation Correspondent
Carter Evans Salary
He earns quite a generous amount from working at CBS News as a Los Angeles Based correspondent. Carter’s average salary is $95,456 annually.
Carter Evans Net Worth
He began working in the media industry in 1995 and has managed to garner quite a decent amount. Carter’s net worth is $1 million.