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Date of Birth: 1956
Birth Nation: United States

Quick Timeline of Tom Ashbrook

1956 Born in Bloomington, Illinois, USA
1975 Career as producer
1996 Awarded by The Livingston Award
1975 Married to Danielle Guichard-Ashbrook
2014 Death of Danielle Guichard-Ashbrook
2001 Tom Ashbrook Televisions
2016 Tom Ashbrook's Networth
1988 Career as Journalist

Detail Timeline of Tom Ashbrook

1956

Born in Bloomington, Illinois, USA

Tom Ashbrook, an American Journalist, and a radio broadcaster, best known as the host of the national syndicated, public radio program "On Point", was born on 1956 in Bloomington, Illinois which is located in the United States of America.

1975

Career as producer

Tom Ashbrook's career started as a surveyor and dynamiter in Oil field in Alaska. He is a well-known producer who produced English-dubbed kung fu films in Hong Kong. He has spent a decade as a foreign correspondent in India, Hong Kong, and Tokyo.

1996

Awarded by The Livingston Award

Tom Ashbrook has won the Livingston Award for the National Reporting in 1996. Moreover, He was also an award-winning journalist who came into the limelight after he was listed  by NPR and WBUR Boston for his contribution in special coverage of September 11 attack.

1975

Married to Danielle Guichard-Ashbrook

Tom Ashbrook married Danielle Guichard-Ashbrook in 1975. Unfortunately, Tom lost his wife in 2014 after Danielle Ashbrook died off Cancer. Tom is now living with his three children and remains unmarried till today's date after the sad demise of his beloved wife.

2014

Death of Danielle Guichard-Ashbrook

Tom Ashbrook was living a happy married life with his wife Danielle Ashbrook. But, as Danielle was suffering from cancer, Tom lost his wife in 2014 with whom he had got married in 1975. They had three children together.

2001

Tom Ashbrook Televisions

Tom Ashbrook was seen on television first in 2001 when he joined the public radio where he was enlisted by the NPR as well as the WBUR Boston. And now Ashbrook is working for a popular American television show "On Point".

2016

Tom Ashbrook's Networth

In the present condition, Tom Ashbrook earns his salary from the television and his estimated net worth is about U.S $ 95 million. He is one of the most established and loved Radio and TV journalist in America. He is well known to Asian lifestyle as he has spent a decade in China, Japan and India.

1988

Career as Journalist

His first newspaper job was at the South China Morning Post. During the late 1980s, Ashbrook became a foreign editor for The Boston Globe.Then Tom started his Journalist career by joining the public radio where he was enlisted by the NPR as well as the WBUR Boston. Currently, Tom is working on the show "On Point".

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Tom Ashbrook studied at the Yale University as well as the Andhra University situated in India.Before starting his career as a journalist, he worked as a surveyor and dynamiter in Oil field in Alaska. He has spent a decade and worked in Hong Kong, Tokyo, and India, producing English-dubbed Kung fu films. In late 1980’s he worked for The Boston Globe, where he held the position of foreign editor.  

Then in 2001, Tom joined the public radio where he was enlisted by the NPR as well as the WBUR Boston. Currently, Tom hosts the show named "On Point", an American radio program which is recorded in front of a live studio audience. On his show, he has interviewed some famous people like Cheryl Strayed and Atul Gawande. Tom was also awarded the Livingston Award for the National Reporting in 1996.

Tom Ashbrook is the husband of Danielle Guichard-Ashbrook with whom he has got married in 1975 but unfortunately, Danielle died of cancer in 2014. Tom have three children with Danielle, two sons, and a daughter.

Tom Ashbrook is 60 years aged American nationality television personality with white ethnicity. Mostly, He earns his salary from the television and his net worth is estimated to be around U.S $ 95 million in the recent days.