Martha Raddatz Biography and Wiki
Martha Raddatz is an American journalist currently working for ABC News as a reporter, news anchor, and Chief Global Affairs Correspondent. She is also the co-anchor of a program known as ‘This Week with George Stephanopoulos.”
Raddatz has covered foreign policy, national security, and politics for decades while reporting from the State Department, the Pentagon, the White, House, and conflict zones around the world. Prior to joining ABC News, she worked for National Public Radio (NPR) serving as the Pentagon correspondent from 1993 to 1998. Raddatz attended the University of Utah and later dropped out before completing her degree to work at a local station.
Age of Martha Raddatz
She was born on February 14, 1953, in Idaho Falls, Idaho, United States. Raddatz is 67 years old in 2020 and celebrates her birthday on February 14, every year.
Martha Raddatz Height
Drawing from her photos, Raddatzis a woman of average stature. Her height is around 5 feet 5 inches (Approx 1.65 m).
Martha Raddatz Family
At the moment, there is no available information in regard to her parents or siblings. However, we will update this as soon as we have clear details.
Martha Raddatz Husband
Raddatz has been married three times and divorced two times. Her first husband was a journalist and a writer whose name is Ben Braddle Jr. She was then married to her second husband Julius Genachowski who was a lawyer and businessman from 1991 to 1997. Raddatz married her third and current husband, Tom Gjelten in 1997. She is a proud mother of two children, a daughter and a son, named Greta Bradlee and Jake Genachowski.
Martha Raddatz Ben Bradlee Jr
She was first married to her first husband Ben Bradlee JR. an American journalist and writer. Raddatz and Bradlee have a daughter named Greta Bradlee. The couple later divorced due to unknown circumstances. Bradlee worked at The Boston Globe for 25 years as a reporter and editor. Besides being a journalist, he is also an author of Ted Williams.
He was born to his parents, Ben Bradlee and Jean Saltonstall on August 7, 1948, in Manchester, New Hampshire, USA, and graduated from Colby College. Bradlee also received a Pulitzer Prize for Public Service.
Martha Raddatz Nationality
Raddatz is an American by nationality and belongs to Russian Jewish descent.
Martha Raddatz NPR
Raddatz’s career journey began at WCVB-TV in Boston Massachusetts where she served as a chief correspondent. She then worked for National Public Radio (NPR) as the Pentagon correspondent from 1993 to 1998. While at NPR, she covered topics such as defense and foreign policy. Raddatz joined ABC News in January 1999 working as the network’s State Department correspondent covering matters like the conflict in the Middle East. She then became the network’s senior national security correspondent in May 2003. Raddatz received a tip on June 8, 2006, that terrorist Abu Musab al-Zarqawi has been traced and murdered.
Martha Raddatz ABC News
After serving as the senior national security for quite some time, Raddatz became ABC’s chief White House correspondent for the George W. Bush administration last term. Her mobile phone went off during a White House Press briefing with Tony Snow on January 9, 2007. In November 2008, Radditz was appointed to her current position as ABC’s Chief Global Affairs correspondent. She reports for World News Tonight, Nightline, and also contributes to The New Republic. In addition, she has covered foreign policy for almost 20 years. On October 11, 2012, Raddatz served as the moderator of the Vice-Presidential debate between Paul Ryan and Joe Biden at Centre College in Danville, Kentucky.
In addition also served as a co-moderator alongside Anderson Cooper for the second presidential debate in 2016 at Washington University in St. Louis, between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. Raddatz received the First Amendment Award in 2012 for her excellence in journalism. In addition, she has won 4 Emmy Awards, a Fred Friendly First Amendment Award, and an International Urbino Press Award.
Some of Raddatz’s colleagues at ABC include:
Bill Ritter – Anchor
Sam Ryan – Anchor
Lee Goldberg – Chief Meteorology
Maggie Rulli – Foreign Correspondent
Amy Freeze– Meteorology
Darla Miles – General Assignment reporter
Jory Rand – General Assignment Reporter
Alex Mcadams – General Assignment Reporter
Martha Raddatz Books
Apart from being a journalist, Raddatz is also an author of the New York Times bestseller entitled “The Long Road Home: A Story of War and Family”. This book is about the Siege of Sadr City Iraq.
Martha Raddatz Crying | Is Martha Raddatz a Democrat or Republican
Raddatz who was Hillary Clinton’s staunch supporter shed tears when President Donald Trump won on election night. During Trump’s speech, he mentioned an unidentified news anchor, probably Raddatz saying that she cried when she found out that he had won the election. Raddatz moderated the town hall presidential debate and said that she was not crying and was just chocked-up. She is a lifelong Democrat.
Martha Raddatz Facelift
Her youthful looks have not gone unnoticed by fans and foes. The debate has been rife on how Martha has managed to maintain a relatively flawless skin which is too good for 67. Others speculate that she has had plastic surgery to enhance her facial features and tighten the skin. However, all the reports have remained just that– speculation as they have never been substantiated.
Martha Raddatz Salary
She is mostly known for her work as the ABC’s chief global affairs correspondent. Raddatz’s estimated salary is around $100,000 per year
Martha Raddatz Net Worth
Having worked in the media industry for almost three decades, Raddatz has been able to accumulate a good fortune. Her net worth is around $2.5 Million.
How old is Martha Raddatz
Raddatz is 67 years old. She was born on February 14, 1953, in Idaho Falls, Idaho, USA.
When did Martha Raddatz get married
She has been married three times and divorced twice. Martha married her third and current husband, Tom Gjelten in 1997.