Major Garrett Biography and Wiki
Major Garrett is an American journalist currently working for CBS News as the Chief Washington Correspondent. He was appointed as the Chief Washington correspondent in December 2018 and as a result, he reports for all CBS News broadcasts and platforms.
Garett is the host of The Takeout, a weekly multi-platform interview show on politics, pop culture, and policy available on CBSN, top radio stations all over the country as well as all podcast platforms. prior to joining CBS News, he worked for National Journal as a chief White House correspondent.
Major was born in San Diego, California, and attended James Madison High School where he completed his high school education. He then joined the University of Missouri where he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Journalism and Political Science.
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Major Garrett Age| Birthday
He was born on August 24, 1962, in San Diego, California. Garrett turns 59 years old in 2021. and celebrates his birthday on August 24 every year.
Major Garrett Height
Drawing from his photos, Garrett is tall in stature. His height is around 6 feet 2 inches (Approx 1.9 m).
Major Garret Family
At the moment, there is no available information in regards to Garrett’s parents or siblings. However, we will update this section as soon as we have any helpful data.
Major Garrett First Wife
Garrett’s first wife is Julie Kirtz who works for Fox News as a Correspondent. The two tied the knot in 1990 and are proud parents of three children whose identity has not been revealed yet. However, there is no available information about the couple being divorced.
Major Garrett Lara Brown | Wife
He is currently married to Lara Brown, a political scientist as well as the director of the Graduate School of Political Management (GSPM) at George Washington University. Garrett and his wife Lara got married in 2016. The couple resides in Washington, D.C.
Major Garrett Book | Books
Apart from being a journalist, Garrett is also an author. He has written several books including:
The Fifteen Biggest Lies in Politics.
Mr. Trump’s Wild Ride: That is based on the Thrills, Chills, Screams, and Occasional Blackouts of an Extraordinary Presidency.
The Enduring Revolution: An Inside Story of the Republican Ascendancy and Why It Will Continue.
Major Garrett CBS
Garrett works for CBS News as the Chief White House Correspondent. In addition, he is also a correspondent for the National Journal as well as a substitute anchor for “Face The Nation”. He was appointed as the Chief Washington correspondent in December 2018 and as a result, he reports for all CBS News broadcasts and platforms.
His career journey began in the 1990s where he started off as senior editor for U.S. News and World Report. He also worked for The Washington Times as a congressional reporter. Before starting his career in television, Garrett worked as a reporter for several magazines including The Houston Post, the Las Vegas Review-Journal, and Amarillo Globe-News.
In addition to having worked for numerous magazines, his articles have been featured in Mother Jones, The Weekly Standard, and the Washington Monthly. Garrett became part of CNN’s White House Team in the early 2000s. He assumed his role as a general assignment reporter and congressional correspondent for FOX News Channel in 2002.
During his stay at FOX News Channel, he provided substantial coverage of the 2004 and 2008 presidential campaigns, Congress hearings, terror attacks, wars, White House events, as well as the impeachment attempt of President Clinton.
Some of Garrett’s colleagues at CBS include:
Jennifer Valdez – Chief Meteorologist
Mary Calvi – Anchor and Reporter
Hazel Sanchez – Anchor and Reporter.
Ali Bauman – Anchor and Reporter
Alice Gainer – Anchor and Reporter
Carolyn Gusoff – Anchor and Reporter
Chris Wragge – Anchor and Reporter
Natalie Duddridge – Anchor and Reporter
Dana Tyler – Anchor and Reporter
Jessica Moore – Anchor and Reporter
Maurice DuBois – Anchor and Reporter
Vanessa Murdock – Meteorologist
Major Garrett Podcast
The Takeout is a weekly multi-platform interview show on politics, pop culture, and policy available on CBSN, top radio stations all over the country as well as all podcast platforms. Garrett talks with Oregon Democratic Senator Ron Wyden concerning federal law implementation in Portland.
As the Ranking Member on the Senate Finance Committee, Ron also discussed where things stand with regards to the ongoing coronavirus incitement package negotiations, and his pressing for increasing unemployment benefits.
Major Garrett Salary
He is mostly known for his work as CBS’s chief Washington correspondent. Garrett’s estimated salary is around $100,000 annually.
Major Garrett Net Worth
Having worked in the media industry for more than two decades, Garrett has been able to accumulate good fortune. His estimated net worth is around $3 Million.