Lara Logan

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Full Name Lara Logan
Age 49 Years Old
Nick Name Laura Logan
Gender Female
Famous As Journalist
Birth Date March 21, 1971
Birth Place Durban, South Africa

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Media Matters Punches Back At Lara Logan’s Podcast Interview Slamming “Liberal” Media

Lara Logan, who took a leave of absence from CBS News after her botched Benghazi report on 60 Minutes in 2013, is back in the spotlight this week. She gave an interview to a conservative podcast in which she compared Breitbart and Fox News to put-upon women who have but “this tiny little spot” at which to pray in front of Israel’s Wailing Wall while the rest is given over to the men aka “liberal” media including “CBS, ABC, NBC, Huffington Post, Politico, whatever,”  she said. During a lengthy interview published Friday with podcaster and former Navy SEAL Mike Ritland, Logan said she was committing “professional suicide” by speaking out on that platform. Others suggested off the record that Logan maybe was auditioning for a job among the news outlets at that tiny Wailing Wall spot. Lara Logan, who was a foreign correspondent for CBS News until leaving last year, was interviewed for a podcast by author and former Navy SEAL Mike Ritland. "And the media everywhere is mostly liberal,” Logan said. “But in this country, 85 percent of journalists are registered, Democrats."

Early Life, Family, Birthday, Education, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Wikipedia, Bio of Lara Logan

Lara Logan was born on 29th March 1971 in Durban, South Africa. However, she has not yet explained anything about her parents and siblings. Her nationality is American and her ethnicity is White. At present, her age is 47 but her age will be 48 on her upcoming birthday in March as of 2019. Her sun sign is Aries. Her religion is Christian. Her other early life background will be updated soon. 

Regarding her education, she attended her high school at Durban Girl’s College and graduated from the University of Natal in 1992. 

Height, Weight and Other Body Measurement

Lara Logan his a very beautiful journalist with the perfect height of 5 feet 6 inches. She has a balanced weight of 61 Kg. She has a body measurement of 38-34-36 inches from the breast waist to hips which results in a perfect hourglass shaped body. She has a bra size of 34D. She has blonde hair. She was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2012 and had to go under a lumpectomy and radiation. She maintains her body a lot. 

How Lara Logan Began Her Career?

  • Lara began her career in journalism by working for Sunday Tribune in Durban in 1988 as a news reporter.
  • She also went on to work for Daily News and then the Reuters Television in Africa as a senior producer. 
  • After that, she began working for ITV. 
  • She then joined CBS News.
  • With CBS, she has worked on shows like The Early Show, CBS Evening News, 60 Minutes, Face the Nation, as a regular contributor and eventually as a Chief foreign affairs correspondent. 
  • She has also interviewed various politicians in 60 minutes. 
  • She is also known to have contributed as a freelancer to various news channels like ABC News, NBC, CNN, and more. 
  • She is regarded as one of the best female journalists in the world.
  • She has also been pulled into the controversies and has been criticized. She had to apologize as well. 
  • Lara has won several of the journalism awards including Radio and Television Association David Bloom Award, 2008 American Women in Radio and Television Gracie Award, five times Best International News Story Award from Association Women in Radio and Television, 2007 Emmy Award, Overseas Press Club Award, Murrow Award.
  • She has also won the John Aubuchon Press Freedom Award in 2011, John F. Hogan Distinguished Service Award in 2011 and the Daniel Pearl Award in 2011.

Marital Status, Affairs, Children's, Sexual Orientation

Lara Logan is a married woman. She was married to Joe Burkett in November 2008. The pair is also blessed with their two children. Their first child son Joseph Burkett was born in December 2008. Moreover, they welcomed their second child Lola Burkett in 2010. Well, the happy couple has not yet disclosed any conflict which can lead them to their divorce. She is living happily with her wife and children. Her sexual orientation is straight. 

Previously, she was married to Jason Siemon in 1998. After being in a marriage relationship for nearly a decade, the duo divorced in 2008. She was also in a previous relationship with Michael Ware in 2007. Moreover, she was also reported to dating Mark Olivier. 

Who is Joe Burkett?

Joe Burkett is the U.S. government defense contractor from Texas. Well, she met her boyfriend during her work in Afghanistan.

Net Worth, Salary and Source of Income

The net worth of Lara Logan is estimated to have $6 Million ad her annual salary is around $2 Million. Her net worth shows her significance in the field of journalism. She has been a true inspiration to many other aspiring journalists. She is satisfied with her career. Her primary source of income is from her journalism career. 

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