Gary Tuchman Biography
Gary Tuchman is a media personality serving as CNN national correspondent and staff correspondent for the Anderson Cooper 360 program. He joined the network in 1990 and he is based in Atlanta. Previously he was an anchor and reporter at WPEC-TV, the CBS affiliate in West Palm Beach, where he specialized in political reporting. He was also a primary anchor and reporter for WBOC-TV, the CBS affiliate in Salisbury, Md.
Gary Tuchman Age
He was born in 1961. He is 60 years old.
Gary Tuchman Height
Tuchman is 5 feet 10 inches tall.
Gary Tuchman Nationality
He is an American national.
Gary Tuchman Education
He graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Broadcast Journalism from Boston University. In 2003, the university honored him with its Distinguished Alumni Award.
Gary Tuchman Family
Gary is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Ronald E. Tuchman of River Vale. His father was the CEO of Child World which was the 2nd largest toy store in the US at the time.
Gary Tuchman Wife
Tuchman married Katherine M. Stark on December 1, 1990 in a Jewish ceremony at the Waldorf-Astoria in Manhattan. N.J. Cantor Ted Aronson officiated.
Katherine is the daughter of Rosemary Stark of Woodstock, New York and William E. Stark of Hampton Bays, L.I. She is also a graduate of Boston University and a Production Manager for a trade magazine in New York. Her father was the manager of marine fuels for Chevron International Oil in New York.
Gary Tuchman Kids
He together with his wife, Katherine are blessed with three children; two daughters, Lindsay and Sammy and a son, Daniel. Lindsay, a journalist is following in her father’s footstep.
On August 22, 2020 he tweeted, ‘Our baby turns 23 today. Never stop dancing Sammy. We love you and are super proud of you birthday girl.’
Our baby turns 23 today. Never stop dancing Sammy. We love you and are super proud of you birthday girl. pic.twitter.com/TmyFNXGNyV
— Gary Tuchman (@GaryTuchmanCNN) August 22, 2020
Gary Tuchman Lindsay Tuchman
Her daughter, Lindsay Tuchman was born in New York City but raised in Atlanta, Ga. She is a video journalist at NY1 and she joined the network in January 2017. Lindsay works both as a field reporter, covering breaking news and feature stories across the city, as well as an anchor for the localized Around the Boroughs segment. She also fills-in as a traffic anchor. In addition, she is a live correspondent for CNN’s annual New Year’s Eve show.
Previously Lindsay was the weekend morning anchor and weekday morning reporter at WBOC News in Salisbury, Md. She graduated in May 2013 from the University of Southern California with a degree in Broadcast Journalism and minor in International Relations. In Los Angeles she interned at CNN and KCBS in the investigative unit. Lindsay lives in Brooklyn and loves going to the beach and wine tasting.
Gary Tuchman CNN
Tuchman is a CNN national correspondent based in Atlanta. He joined the network in 1990 and he is also a staff correspondent for the Anderson Cooper 360 program. He has covered the biggest stories of our times in his years at CNN. Tuchman arrived in Japan the morning after the devastating earthquake and tsunami and reported from the hard hit towns on Japan’s northeast coast. He also spent months in Haiti covering the earthquake that killed more than 300 thousand people.
Earlier in 2010, Tuchman was one of the few international reporters who were able to get to Iceland to report first hand on the volcanic eruption that led to the cancellation of thousands of flights across the globe. He flew up to the erupting Eyjafjallajökull volcano in a helicopter. The video taken from only a few hundred yards to the west (the winds were blowing east) gave viewers an incredible look at the power of the eruption. He also spent part of 2010 reporting for the documentary What the Pope Knew. The documentary provided evidence that Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger, now Pope Benedict, had direct knowledge that priests who had committed sexual molestations were being protected by the Church.
During the 2008 election, Tuchman spent weeks in Alaska; investigating and covering GOP vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin. He also spent time on the trail reporting on both John McCain and Barack Obama. He covered the inauguration of Obama and also provided live reports at one of that night’s inaugural balls. Tuchman spent much of the summer and fall of 2005 covering hurricanes Katrina, Rita and Wilma in Louisiana, Mississippi, Florida and Texas. In 2003, he reported as an embedded journalist with the U.S. Air Force during the war in Iraq, arriving days before the war began. He also went back to Iraq in 2006; once again going on missions with members of the U.S. Air Force.
In 2002, Tuchman traveled to Afghanistan; spending weeks reporting throughout the country. He covered the nation’s first “Loya Jirga” since the fall of the Taliban; the traditional way Afghans selected their new leaders. He has covered all the U.S. presidential elections during the years he’s been with CNN. The day after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, Tuchman began reporting from Ground Zero in New York City, providing constant updates and detailed descriptions of the devastation. Additionally, he covered the tragedy of the Space Shuttle Columbia disaster, the D.C.-area sniper case, the anthrax scare, the crash of TWA Flight 800, and the capture of the Unabomber in Montana.
Gary Tuchman WPEC-TV
Tuchman worked for five years as an anchor and reporter at WPEC-TV, the CBS affiliate in West Palm Beach, Fla., where he specialized in political reporting. Before working at WPEC-TV, he served as the primary anchor and reporter for WBOC-TV, the CBS affiliate in Salisbury, Md.
Gary Tuchman Awards
Throughout his career Tuchman has earned a number of awards including; two 2011 Emmy Awards for AC 360’s Haiti earthquake coverage. He was also nominated for a 2010 Emmy award for his reporting of a scandal in Texas in which police officers steal from minority motorists. In addition his reporting contributed to a 2010 George Foster Peabody Award for coverage of the Gulf Oil Spill; a 2009 Peabody Award for coverage of the Presidential Primary contests, a 2005 Peabody Award for Hurricane Katrina coverage and a 1996 Emmy Award for the coverage of the Oklahoma City bombing.
While at WPEC-TV, Tuchman did a series on the Intifada from the Gaza Strip and West Bank and received an Emmy Award nomination for the series. He also received several Associated Press awards while at WPEC-TV for excellence in documentary, enterprise and spot news reporting.
Gary Tuchman Salary
He earns an average salary of $87,945 per year.
Gary Tuchman Net Worth
Tuchman has an estimated net worth of $1 million.
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