Howard Kurtz Biography

Published On Aug 02, 2016
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Date of Birth: 1953 , August-1
Birth Nation: United States
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Howard has been married twice in his life. He first got married to Mary Tallmer. They got married in 1979. As a loving husband and wife, they welcomed two children together. Though they were happily married this married life ended in a divorce.

After that Howard began his romantic affairs with Sheri Annis. Sheri Annis is a media consultant and political commentator. She is best known for being the campaign spokesperson for Republican California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger. They got married in May 2003. His nationality is American and he is of white ethnicity.

After his high school graduation, Howard joined University at Buffalo (SUNY). During his senior year at Buffalo, he worked as an editor at the Spectrum. After he earned his bachelor’s degree from there, he joined Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. He began his professional career from Record in New Jersey. After working at Record for several months, he began working with syndicated columnist Jack Anderson as a reporter. He also worked at the Washington Star for several months. After the Washington Star became closed in 1981, he joined Washington Post. He also worked as a writer at The New Republic, The Washington Monthly, and New York magazine. At the end of 1990s, he was hired on the weekly CNN program Reliable Sources as the host of the show. He worked as the host of this show till 2013. In October 2010, he joined online publication The Daily Beast as the Washington bureau chief for the website. He worked there as a writer on media and politics for the next three years. He is a talented writer and an author. He has published several books in his life. His first book Media Circus: The Trouble with America's Newspapers was published in 1993. His second book Hot Air: All Talk, All the Time was published in 1997. He earned the annual salary of $600,000 for being the host of The Daily Beast. His net worth is expected to be high. He is now aged 62 years old.

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Born in Brooklyn, New York City, New York

August 1 , 1953

Talented and industrious, Howard Kurtz was born as Howard Alan Kurtz in the early 1950s in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States of America to Marcia and Leonard Kurtz. His mother was a homemaker and his father was clothing executive.

Graduated from University at Buffalo (SUNY)

1975

After his high school graduation, Howard joined University at Buffalo (SUNY). During his senior year at Buffalo, he worked as an editor at the Spectrum. After he earned his bachelor’s degree from there, he joined Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. 

Left Washington Star

1981

He began his professional career from Record in New Jersey. After working at Record for several months, he began working with syndicated columnist Jack Anderson as a reporter. He also worked with the Washington Star for several months in the early 1980s. 

Joined The Washington Post

1981

After the Washington Star became closed in 1981, he joined Washington Post. He served then as a national affairs correspondent. He also worked as a writer at The New Republic, The Washington Monthly, and New York magazine.

Joined CNN

1998

At the end of 1990s, he was hired on the weekly CNN program Reliable Sources as the host of the show. He worked as the host of this show till 2013. There he is best known for scrutinizing the media's fairness and objectivity by questioning journalists of top news organizations.

Became the host of The Daily Beast

2010

In October 2010, he joined online publication The Daily Beast as the Washington bureau chief for the website. He worked there as a writer on media and politics for the next three years. He earned the annual salary of $600,000 for being the host of The Daily Beast. 

Joined Fox News

June 20 , 2013

Howard Kurtz is a TV journalist from United States. He has also established himself as a TV personality and is famous for being the host of Fox News Channel's Media Buzz program. He joined then in June 2013. 

Published his first book, The Trouble with America's Newspapers

1993

He is a talented writer and an author. He has published several books in his life. His first book Media Circus: The Trouble with America's Newspapers was published in 1993. His second book Hot Air: All Talk, All the Time was published in 1997.

Published his 3rd book, Inside the Clinton Propaganda Machine

1998

He is also an author. His 3rd book, Inside the Clinton Propaganda Machine was published in 1998. This book is mainly about the various techniques used by the Clinton White House to clean the several controversies and scandals surrounding the Clintons.

Married to Mary Tallmer

1979

Howard has been married twice in his life. He first got married to Mary Tallmer. They got married in 1979. As a loving husband and wife, they welcomed two children together. Though they were happily married this married life ended in a divorce.

Married to Sheri Annis

2003

After that Howard began his romantic affairs with Sheri Annis. Sheri Annis is a media consultant and political commentator. She is best known for being the campaign spokesperson for Republican California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger. They got married in May 2003.