Sharyn Alfonsi Biography
|Date of Birth:||1971 , June-3|
|Age:||48 years old|
|Birth Nation:||United States of America|
|Working For||KHBS-TV, WVEC-TV|
|Married to||Matt Eby|
|Education||University of Mississippi|
Sharyn Alfonsi is an American journalist and correspondent for “60 Minutes” and “60 Minutes Sports.” She also appeared on 60 Minutes on CBS in 2015. She debuted on 60 Minutes on March 1, 2015.
She started her career in broadcast journalism at KHBS-TV in Fort Smith, Arkansas. There, she served as a news reporter, weekend weather anchor, photographer and editor from 1994-1995.
In May 2013, Alfonsi gave the commencement address at the Meek School of Journalism and New Media at the University of Mississippi. Her speech was named by NPR as one of The Best Commencement Speeches Ever.
Early Life And Education Of Sharyn Alfonsi
The bright journalist was born on June 3, 1971, in Mississippi, U.S. She holds an American nationality and belongs to White American ethnicity. Her zodiac sign is Gemini.
Alfonsi attended high school in McLean, Virginia and then joined the University of Mississippi in Oxford to complete her graduation. She was a James Love Scholar at the University of Mississippi.
Sharyn Alfonsi's Career
The talented correspondent began her career in a broadcast journalism at the KHBS-TV where she served as a news reporter, weekend weather anchor, editor and a photographer. After that, she worked as a general assignment reporter for the WVEC-TV in Virginia from 1995 to 1997.
With her skill and hard work she then joined KIRO-TV in Washington where she served as a reporter and a substitute anchor. During her job at KIRO-TV, she covered the World Trade Organization riots. She again worked as a reporter and anchor at WBZ-TV where she covered the ongoing Catholic church scandal, The Station nightclub fire and the Michael Skakel trial.
Besides that, the popular journalist also joined the CBS News based in New York city and anchored the CBS evening shows. Occasionally she anchored Good Morning America and World News.
In 2012, she left ABC News in order to return back to CBS News and joined the cast of “60 Minutes Sports.” She also made her debut appearance on 60 Minutes with an investigative story about Fraud after the Hurricane Sandy.
Sharyn Alfonsi's Net Worth And Body Measurement
As she is a famous correspondent and has worked for the ABC news, the salaries of the reporters in the ABC news is reported to be around $32,311 yearly. So, her net worth is reported to be more than $1 million which helped her to live a luxurious life.
Sharyn Alfonsi's Personal Life
The 46-years-old, Journalist gave the commencement address at the Meek School of Journalism and New Media at the University of Mississippi.
Alfonsi is pretty uptight in sharing her personal life with the outer world and has not revealed about her personal life to media and public.