Ascertain news anchor Martha MacCallum's net worth, salary, and career as a journalist

News by Clarence Published on 18 Jan,2017 Updated on 27 Sep,2021

Martha MacCallum is a well-known top-rated American anchor who works for the Fox News Channel. She is known for co-anchoring the popular show America’s Newsroom with Bill Hemmer on Fox News Channel. 

Martha MacCallum's Career Highlights

Martha MacCallum started her career as a reporter for Corporate Finance magazine. From 1991-1996, she served as a business correspondent at Wall Street Journal Television where she anchored 'The Wall Street Journal Report', 'World Market Outlook', and 'Business USA'. In 1996, Martha moved to a sports and business station called WPXN-TV in New York as a reporter and anchor.

She then joined NBC/CNBC as a reporter and anchor. Martha also contributed to The News with Brian Williams, NBC affiliate news programs, Today, and CNBC World before being assigned to CNBC's Morning Call with Martha MacCallum and Ted David. 

Martha has covered the 2004, 2008, 2012, and 2016’s presidential elections to her credit. In 1997 and 2003, Martha garnered the 'American Women in Radio and Television award for her reporting. 

In addition to her anchoring career, she has also covered the funeral of Pope John Paul II. She worked with CNBC for several years before moving to Fox News Network. Likewise, from 2006 to 2010, she hosted The Live Desk and America's Newsroom from 2010 to 2017. 

In 2017, she was named the host of a new program The First 100 Days on Fox News Channel which premiered on 9th January 2017. 

Martha has also filled in for anchors like former Greta VanSustern and Megyn Kelly, besides did a weekly segment with Billy O’Reilly for his former show The O’Reilly Factor.

Martha presented an evening show alongside Ted David that covered aspects related to security and war.  Prior to Fox, MacCallum was awarded for her anchoring in the Morning Call show with Ted David. MacCallum, 53, contributed to The News with Brian Williams.

Martha created the series “Inside the Business” for Business Centre that was aired on CNBC. She served as FNC's lead anchor in London to report on the birth of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's first child in 2013 as well as the Royal Wedding in 2011.

Additional Fact: MacCallum is a two-time recipient of the Gracie Award for Women in Journalism and the Soldiersocks Commitment To Serve award. 

How Rich Is Martha?

MacCallum is considered one of the highest-paid staff in the Fox News channel as she received a multiple contract deal in 2012. MacCallum reportedly earns $700 thousand per year as salary and owns a net worth of $8 million as of January 2020. 

Martha McCollum and her husband Daniel John and three children are residing in her house which is worth $3.2 million in Ridgewood.

Apart from reporting, she is also one of the finest interior designers. Though Martha does not have a long working history, she has achieved a high net worth which is enough for her livelihood.