Charles Hurt Biography
Charles Hurt is an American journalist and political commentator who serves as the opinion editor of The Washington Times, Fox News contributor, Breitbart News contributor, and a Drudge Report editor. Hurt’s views have been considered to be by and large Republican-leaning.
Charles Hurt Age
Hurt is 51 years old as of 2021. He was born in 1971 in Chatham, Virginia, United States. However, he has not disclosed details of the month or the date he was born. Hence it’s not clear when he celebrates his birthday.
Charles Hurt Height
Hurt has not disclosed details of his height to the public yet.
Charles Hurt Family
Hurt is the son of Henry C. Hurt, an investigative writer and former Reader’s Digest editor, and Margaret Nolting Williams. Robert Hurt, his older brother, is a former United States Congressman. Before his brother’s term ended in 2016, Charles Hurt was mentioned as a possible congressional contender.
Charles Hurt Wife
He is happily married to the love of his life Stephanie, and together they are blessed with three children. However, details of his wife and kids are not known to the public as he keeps them off the limelight.
Charles Hurt Net Worth
Hurt has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his career as a journalist.
Charles Hurt Salary
Hurt earns an annual salary ranging from $45,000 – $ 110,500.
Charles Hurt Career
Hurt got his start in journalism while attending Hampden-Sydney College in Virginia, where he worked for the Danville Register & Bee, the Richmond Times-Dispatch, and the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. After graduation in 1995, he got his first full-time job at The Detroit News.
He stayed at the paper until 2001 when he left to join the staff of The Charlotte Observer in Washington, D.C. Hurt spent five years as the D.C. Bureau Chief and news columnist for The New York Post, where he covered the White House. Hurt worked as a reporter for The Washington Times from 2003 to 2007, covering the US Congress before joining The New York Post.
Charles Hurt Fox News
Hurt joined FOX News Channel as a contributor in 2016, frequently appearing on the network’s weekly broadcast Special Report (weeknights, 6 PM/ET) as part of the “All-Star Panel.” Hurt is also the opinion editor for The Washington Times, in addition to his position on the network.
He also writes the Nuclear Option column for the journal, where he discusses the present situation of national politics, media bias disasters, and different illegal acts of politicians and bureaucrats. Hurt has covered Washington for a number of publications over the course of his career, and he has traveled widely with the presidential campaigns of John Kerry, Hillary Clinton, and Barack Obama.
Hurt worked as an editor at the Drudge Report from 2011 to 2016, and before that, he was the New York Post’s DC Bureau Chief, where he covered the White House and traveled with Presidents Bush and Obama while writing a weekly column about national politics. Hurt previously worked for The Washington Examiner as Chief Congressional Correspondent after spending several years as the Washington Times’ Capitol Hill Bureau Chief.
His first assignment in Washington was covering then-Sen. John Edwards for the Charlotte Observer. Hurt worked for The Detroit News for seven years, covering the city’s fire department, schools, and political corruption before heading to Washington one week after 9/11. Hurt is a native of Chatham, Virginia, where he grew up and where his entire family now resides.
Hurt works at Fox News as the opinion editor of The Washington Times, Fox News contributor, Breitbart News contributor, and a Drudge Report editor. At the station he works alongside other Fox News anchors who include;
- Jamie Colby
- Byron York
- Trey Yingst
- Kiron Skinner
- Dan Springer
- Karl Rove
- Katie Pavlich
- Nicole Saphier
- Austin Westfall
- Anita Vogel