Catherine Herridge is a well-known Canadian CBS News Senior investigative correspondent. Catherine Herridge is also popular as the host of the Saturday edition of “Weekend Live”.
Table of Biography
Early Life and Childhood
Catherine Herridge was born on 18th May 1964 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. This makes her 57 years as of 2021 and Canadian by nationality. Similarly, she follows Christianity and was born under the sun sign of Taurus.
Moving on towards her family members, there is no precise information regarding her parents and siblings. She has kept her family details private due to privacy matters. In fact, her birth took place in a military family, which helped her in her adult life.
Talking about her educational status, she initially studied at Jarvis Collegiate Institute. Then, she moved to the United States and earned a Bachelors’s degree from Harvard University. Similarly, she is also a Masters degree holder in journalism from Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism
Professional Life and Career
‘ABC News’ was where Catherine Herridge began her career as a journalist. She worked as the news channel’s London correspondent. She worked with them for a long time.
Likewise, he joined the ‘Fox News Channel,’ which was still in its early stages, in 1996. Herridge worked as a field correspondent for the ‘Fox’ newsmagazine ‘The Pulse’ for a time. The publication is no longer available.
Herridge covered Hillary Clinton’s senatorial race in the United States in 2000. She had the most exclusive access to Clinton’s campaigns. She covered the sniper assaults in Washington, DC in 2002. Moreover, she reported on the ‘Democratic’ presidential elections in 2004.
In 2007, he and the management of ‘Fox News’ had several disagreements over her salary and other benefits. She was one of the network’s longest-serving employees, and she demanded fair pay for her services. Herridge was then appointed to the position of chief intelligence correspondent for the channel. She now focuses on intelligence and homeland security issues. She has hosted the Saturday edition of ‘Weekend Live,’ a news and chat show.
Herridge has covered various international events in countries such as Afghanistan, Iraq, Israel, and Qatar. She has done investigative reporting on several terrorist groups around the world. She is a daring reporter who provides the public with accurate information.
During a terrorist attack in 2012, the US government attempted to keep the incident under wraps. Survivors of the incident were forbidden from speaking in public. Herridge dug into the scandal and conducted an investigation. An organization named Accuracy in Media gave her “The ‘Reed Irvine Award”.
Herridge was awarded the ‘Bronze World Medal’ at the ‘New York Festivals,’ in recognition of her achievements in the field of communications media. ‘The Next Wave: On the Hunt for Al-American Qaeda’s Recruits,’ she wrote in 2011. It told a fictional story about the terrorist group ‘Al-Qaeda’ trying to destroy the world’s most prosperous country. It is still regarded as one of the most gripping narratives of terror assaults, and people have praised it.
The correspondent has made a decent amount of money throughout her career. As of 2021, she has a huge net worth of $10 million US dollars.
JD Hayes, a lieutenant colonel in the ‘US Air Force,’ is Catherine Herridge’s husband. In March of 2004, the pair married. Similarly, Jamie and Peter are their two sons. She donated a piece of her liver to her brother Peter, who was diagnosed with biliary atresia, on June 6, 2006.
Body Measurements and Social Media
Enhancing her body measurements, Catherine is 5 feet 8 inches or 1.73 meters tall and weighs around 57 kg. Similarly, her actual body measurements (chest-waist-hip) are 35-24-35 inches respectively. In addition, she has dark brown hair and a pair of stunning dark brown eyes.
When it comes to her social media handles, she is only active on Twitter with a huge 410k followers. Besides, she is not available on Facebook and Instagram.