Overview: This article explores the life and career of NYT journalist, Maggie Haberman.
Maggie Lindsey Haberman is a prominent journalist of America and one of the fiercest critics of former president Donald Trump. She currently works for The New York Times as a White House Correspondent and a political analyst for CNN. She has also previously worked as a political reporter for the New York Post, the New York Daily News and Politico. Haberman acquired prominence due to her coverage of Trump’s campaign, presidency, and post – presidency for the Times.
Early Life of Maggie Haberman
Maggie was born on 30th October, 1973, in New York City. She is the daughter of Clyde Haberman, a long – time journalist for The New York Times and Nancy Haberman, a media communications executive at Rubenstein Associates. She graduated from the Ethical Culture Fieldston School in 1991 and later obtained a bachelor’s degree from Sarah Lawrence College in 1995.
Journalistic Career of Haberman
Haberman’s career as a political reporter started in 1996 when she was hired by the New York Post and later got “hooked” on political writing during an assignment covering City Hall in 1999. She continued to cover City Hall for three and a half years in the early 2000s while working for the New York Post’s rival newspaper, the New York Daily News. Maggie returned to the Post to cover the U.S. Presidential campaigns in 2008. In 2010, Haberman became a senior reporter when she was hired by Politico. She became a political analyst for CNN in 2014. Haberman acquired limelight for covering former president Trump’s campaign and presidency, often breaking news about his administration.
Haberman earned the Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting (shared with colleagues at the Times and The Washington Post), in 2018 for reporting on the Trump administration.
She won the individual Aldo Beckman Memorial Award from the White House Correspondents’ Association, as well as the Front Page Award for Journalist of the Year from the Newswomen’s Club of New York in the same year.
She is also cited as ‘the highest profile reporter‘ covering Trump’s campaign and presidency.
She has 1.7 million followers on Twitter.
Personal life and net worth
Maggie is 48 years old and is married to Dareh Ardashes Gregorian with three children. Her parents are Clyde and Nancy Haberman.
Maggie’s net worth is estimated at around $3 million. Her major source of income is through her work as a senior journalist for The New York Times and as a political analyst for CNN. She also earns royalty off of a number of books she has authored on the political scenario in the U.S that include HELD CAPTIVE : The Kidnapping and Rescue of Elizabeth Smart.
Her upcoming publication is titled Confidence Man: The Making of Donald Trump and The Breaking of America.
Trump’s “most feared” publication…
Trump’s “most feared” publication, as cited by Axios, “Confidence Man : The Making of Donald Trump and the Breaking of America”, authored by Haberman, is all set to be published on 4th October by Penguin Publishers.
Haberman in conversation with CNN on the revelation that Trump staff found flushed papers in White House toilet
Maggie has made some shocking claims about Trump in her upcoming book including an allegation on Trump violating the Presidential Records Act by ‘flushing down wads of printed paper in the White House toilets’ and still keeping contact with North Korean dictator, Kim Jong Un.
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