Catherine Herridge is an American journalist currently working for CBS News as a senior investigative correspondent. She was born on 18 May 1964, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. She is best recognized as the Chief correspondent for the Fox News Channel.
She has reported on high-profile events such as the 9/11 terrorist attack and the Princess Diana investigation. She is best known for hosting "Weekend Live" on Saturday.
Date of Birth
18 May 1964
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Prior to traveling to the United States for college, Herridge completed her high school education at Jarvis Collegiate Institute. She went to Harvard College and earned a bachelor's degree. She has a Master's degree in journalism from Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism.
Herridge began her career as an ABC correspondent in 1996. She joined Fox News Channel the same year it launched. She also served as a field correspondent for The Pulse, defunct Fox News Magazine. She was stationed in New York in 2000 and covered Hillary Rodham Clinton's election campaign.
She eventually became correspondent for the Fox Files, a magazine produced by Fox Broadcasting Network. She has also covered several news like the Washington D.C area sniper attack, sanctions against Iraq, and the trial of Zacarias Moussaoui.
Furthermore, she served as the channel's lead correspondent for coverage of the September 9th terrorist attack in 2001. After her discussion with Congressman Mike Rogers, Chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, she was the first to publish a report on September 12. According to Rogers, the attack was well-coordinated military-style raid.
Catherine was also one of the few reporters to sit in the same courtroom as Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and his four coconspirators, the terrorist attack's masterminds. She has gained reputation as a courageous reporter who provides the public with accurate facts.
She has been in charge of investigations into a variety of socially delicate subjects, including Child prostitution, Drug abuse and Medicare fraud. She wrote "The Next Wave: On the Hunt for Al Qaeda's American Recruits", in 2011.
The estimated net worth of the talented journalist, Catherine Herridge is around $10 million. She has become well known in the field of journalism. She has amassed a large fortune as a result of her hard work.
She makes her earing through her successful professional career. She has also worked for a number of high-profile networking platforms.
Catherine Herridge is married to JD Hayes, an Air Force Lieutenant. The couple tied the knot on 13 March 2004. They have been blessed with two son, Peter and Jamie.
In 2006, their youngest child was diagnosed with biliary atresia, a rare liver illness. Peter has had the condition since he was a baby. Jamie, his brother was less than two years at that time. They were going through a difficult time, but she never gave up and has done everything to save her child.
She eventually donated her liver to Peter, putting her life at risk. the operation was successful and Peter has now recovered.