Laurie Segall

Inside Biography

Synopsis

Laurie Segall is a  famous American journalist. She is a Senior Technology Correspondent and editor-at-large for CNN Tech. Started as a news a s sistant at CNN, she has interviewed successful entrepreneurs including Bill Gates.

Early life and education

Laurie Segall was born on November 18, 1985, in Michigan, U.S. She belongs to the White-American ethnicity and holds an American nationality.

Segall obtained a bachelor's degree in political science, English from the University of Michigan in 2008. She has specialized in news from the Silicon Valley, emerging technology companies, & venture capital.

Career

Laurie Segall started her career in 2008. She began working at the CNN as a News a s sistant in various segments including breaking news, filing, writing, chasing & digging. Later, she upgraded to a social media tech journalist.

Segall wrote and produced business segments for a CNN as well as tech & social media reporting for CNN Money. During these periods, she would meet interview troubled tech companies revealing some lesser-known facts about them.

Segall reported on stories ranging from the drone technology in Israel to benefits of digital cla s srooms. She interviewed entrepreneurs like Bill Gates. She also won some awards for her excellent reporting on the effects of technology on the average person’s daily life.

Segall worked on a series that explored the growing rate of sex trafficking in the Silicon Valley also the exposing how social networks recruit victims.

In the aftermath of the Boston Bombing, Segall was able to reconstruct suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s deleted the Instagram account.  

Segall tracked down & exclusively interviewed Ariel Castro's daughter, Angie Gregg's kidnapper. She started out as a news a s sistant at a CNN. She worked as field produced during Hurricanes Irene & Sandy.

Segall was named Forbes’ ‘30 Under 30’, Mashable’s ‘Seven Top Journalists to Subscribe to on Facebook. She also spoke at industry conferences, including SXSW, Internet Week New York & led CNN’s technology coverage.

Personal life

Segall, age 31, is not married yet. Despite the popularity, she has managed to keep her personal life low profile.

As per some online sources, Segall is in a relationship with Brian Bordainick who is a Teach for America alum and the founder of Dinner Lab. However, the relationship has not been confirmed. 

Also, Segall has not talked about having an affair or boyfriend in the past.

Net worth

Laurie Segall has earned good amount of salary from her work, which adds up a decent net worth in her life.

by ab-niranjan, 29 Oct, 2017

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