Sharyl Attkisson is a writer and the host of the famous TV show, Full Measure with Sharyl Attkisson. She has won five Emmy awards and is a winner of the Radio Television Digital News Association Edward R. Murrow awards. She was also an investigative correspondent for the Washington Bureau for the CBS news channel. She was also an interim anchor for the CBS evening news.
After serving for 21 years with the CBS news network she resigned in 2014 and she wrote a book titled Stonewalled where she claimed that the channel did not give her enough coverage about Barack Obama.
Net Worth of Sharyl Attkisson is around $800K
According to celebritynetworth.com, Sharyl Attkisson has an estimated net worth of $800 thousand for the year 2020.
Sharyl Attkisson opinion on Media Bias
In her third guide, Slanted: How the News Media Taught Us to Love Censorship and Hate Journalism, Sharyl Attkisson speaks about media bias and the deterioration of goal journalism. In the guide she kept an entire chapter only to talk about the biased remedy of former president Donald Trump and about how the media thinks of him as someone who is uniquely harmful. She says,
“Due to this fact, you do not have to comply with the conventional guidelines and pointers in terms of honest and correct reporting, which I feel is one of essentially the most absurd issues I’ve ever heard in my life, from somebody in our career, as a result of the requirements exist exactly in order that we report on all people the identical approach.”
She also spoke about the massaging of the corona virus messages and when a ‘case’ is not a case amongst many others.
Sharyl Attkisson Early Life and Education
Sharyl Attkisson was born on the 26th of January in the year 1961 in St. Petersburg, Flroida. She was raised in Sarasota and was a student at Wilkinson Elementary and Riverview High School. Her birth father was a lawyer. Sharyl Attkisson however spent most of her life with her step father who was an orthopedic surgeon. She was one of seven siblings.
After her schooling, Sharyl Attkisson was a student at the University of Florida and she first had a keen interest for Law and Architecture. However, it was her love for writing that made her choose to major in journalism and graduated in the year 1982 with a degree in Broadcast Journalism from the College of Journalism and Communications.
Sharyl Attkisson and her Personal Life
Sharyl Attkisson got married to her boyfriend, James Attkisson in the year 1984. The couple live together happily and have one daughter. Sharyl Attkisson is also a student of Tae Kwon Do which is a Korean form of martial arts and she has a third-degree black belt which is one of the highest ranks.