Leigh Ann Caldwell NBC News, Bio, Wiki, Age, Husband, Illness, Wig, Salary, and Net Worth

Leann Ann Caldwell Bio | Wiki

Leigh Ann Caldwell is an American political reporter working for the Washington Post as a host and writer of The Early 202 morning news letter since April 2022. Previously, she was working for NBC News as a Capitol Hill correspondent based in Washington D.C. Before joining NBC News in 2014, she was working as a political writer/producer for CNN.

Leanne Ann Caldwell Age

She was born in Las Vegas, Nevada, in the United States, on August 15, 1978. Leigh is 44 years old.

Leigh Ann Caldwell Height

She is a woman of above-average stature. Leigh’s height is 5 ft 7 in ( approx 1.7m ).

Leigh Ann Caldwell Family

Leigh is a local of Las Vegas, Nevada, in the United States. She is a look-alike of her mother. However, Leigh has not revealed the identity of her parents, their profession, or whether she has any siblings due to her secretive nature.

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Leigh Ann Caldwell Husband

She got married to her lovely husband Gregory Jackzko in May 2007. Leigh’s husband is an American physicist who is the former chairman of the United States NRC ( Nuclear Regulatory Commission ). Furthermore, his husband is a native of Norristown and he celebrates his birthday every October 29. Leigh and her husband are proud parents of two children, Ellison, and Penrose. Their son Ellison was born in February 2013, while their daughter, Penrose was born in July 2015. The duo resides in Washington, DC together with their two children.

Leigh Ann Caldwell Education

She attended North Carolina State University where she earned a bachelor of arts degree in Communication and Political Science in 2000. While schooling there, Leigh was a Division 1 distance swimmer for the Wolfpack.

Leigh Ann Caldwell Washington Post

She is currently working for the Washington Post as the co-writer of Early 202. Furthermore, she also the anchor of the Washington Post Live, where she conducts high-impact interviews. Before joining Washington Post in April 2022, she was working as a political correspondent for NBC News.

Some of Leigh’s colleagues at the Washington Post include:

Steven Goff –  sportswriter.

Michelle Singletary – Personal finance columnist.

Dana Milbank – opinion columnist.

Ruben Navarrette – syndicated columnist.

Gene Weingarten – humor columnist.

Marc Thiessen – weekly columnist.

David Nakamura – White House reporter.

Ruth Marcus – deputy editorial page editor.

Leigh Ann Caldwell NBC News

She was previously working for NBC News as a Capitol Hill correspondent based in Washington D.C.  from 2014 to April 2022. While working there, she covered both houses of Congress.

During her stint with NBC, Leigh  provided coverage for the storming of the pro-Trump mob at the U.S. Capitol, the 2018 election fraud in North Carolina, the impeachment trials of former President Donald Trump, the efforts of Congress to pass $1.9 trillion Covid relief package for President Biden, and also the Supreme Court confirmations for Judge Amy Coney Barrett and Judge Brett Kavanaugh.

During her career as a journalist, Leigh has been the recipient of the Joan Shorenstein Barone Award for Excellence, New York Press Club Award, and Radio Television Digital News First Amendment Clarity Award. Before joining NBC News in 2014, Leigh was working for CNN as a political writer/producer.

Prior to joining CNN in August 2013, she was working as a political writer for CBS news between January 2012 to May 2013. During her career as a political reporter, Leigh has also worked for C-Span, Pacifica Radio, and Radio Rootz.

Some of Leigh’s previous colleagues at NBC News Include:

Priscilla Thompson – correspondent.

Benjy Sarlin – policy editor.

Morgan Radford – correspondent.

Josh Lederman – correspondent.

Emilie Ikeda – correspondent.

Leigh Ann Caldwell Swimmer

While in High school, Leigh was an accomplished swimmer who was coached by Bob Bowman. Therefore, she secured a four-year scholarship for distance swimming at North Carolina State University. During her undergraduate studies, Leigh was a Division 1 distance swimmer for the Wolfpack at NCSU.

Leigh Ann Caldwell Illness | Health

One of the memorable coverage for Leigh was when she was covering the pivotal Senate vote to overturn ObamaCare. At the time, it was around dinner when Sen. John McCain who had cast a vote a couple of hours earlier to save the Affordable Care Act walked by Leigh while she was face timing with her children. Sen. John was diagnosed with brain cancer days prior to casting his vote for Obamacare. However, since then there have been speculations about Leigh’s health that she has brain cancer which is not true. Additionally, there is no information supporting Leigh’s illness.

Leigh Ann Caldwell Wig

She has blonde short hair which she normally wears a pixie-style haircut. Additionally, she has been rumored to wear a wig since she is suffering from brain cancer. However, the rumors are faulty and neither does Leigh wear a wig nor is she sick of brain cancer.

Leigh Ann Caldwell Salary

She works for the Washington Post as an anchor and writer. Leigh’s salary is $105,800 annually.

Leigh Ann Caldwell Net Worth

She has been working in the political reporting career for two decades. Therefore, there are no lingering doubts that Leigh has accumulated a decent fortune for herself over the years. Leigh’s net worth is $2.5 million.

Does Leigh Ann Caldwell Have Cancer

There have been rumors of Leigh suffering from brain cancer ever since Sen. John McCain walked by her during dinner time while she was face timing with her children. This was after the Senator had cast a vote hours earlier to save ObamaCare. Furthermore, at the time Sen. John had been diagnosed with brain cancer days prior.

How Tall Is Leigh Ann Caldwell

She is a woman of above-average stature. Leigh’s height is 5 ft 7 in ( approx 1.7m ).

How Old Is Leigh Ann Caldwell

Leigh is 44 years old. She was born in Las Vegas, Nevada, in the United States, on August 15, 1978.

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