David Wright Bio, Wiki, Age, Wife, ABC News TV, Net Worth, Salary and Twitter

David Wright Biography

David Wright is an American Emmy award winning anchor and reporer who is currently working at ABC News. He joined the ABC News team in November 2000,as a correspondent in the network’s Los Angeles bureau,and was posted to London, Washington and New York. Currently, he serves as ABC News correspondent and anchor of World News Tonight, Nightline, and Good Morning America. He can also be seen  reporting news to ABC News President James Goldston. In his carrer he has travelled all over the worled, and covered major news events in the United States and overseas.  

David Wright Career

In 2016, he was the  lead political reporter for Nightline covering the presidential campaign. Regurdless of the fact that he is currently in New York, he travely weekly to lend a hand to ABC’s White House team cover the Trump administration. For over 15 years he has been serving  with the  ABC’s News team. Being a long-term serving anchor, has given him the oportunity to interview six United States presidents, covered two papal transitions, and report from six continents.He has also profiled Hollywood stars and interviewed pioneering tech entrepreneurs such as Mark Zuckerberg andElon Musk. In additon, has been on the frontlines of revolutions, natural disasters, nuclear meltdowns, humanitarian crises, terror attacks, and wars,

 During his career lifetime, he has had some outstanding experiences such as tracking polar bears on the shores of Hudson Bay, searching remote stretches of the Indian Ocean for a missing Malaysian airliner, sitting face-to-face with mountain gorillas in Congo, and hiking the Hindu Kush in the dead of winter after an earthquake. he covered Republican maverick John McCain during 2008, general election. Furthermore, during the historic bid for the presidency by Barack Obama, he covered and traveled with Obama for the better part of a year. In addition, he accompanied both Pope Benedict during his visit to Europe and the Middle East, and Pope Francis during his visit through Africa and South America.

He has had the privilege to secure a seat in historical locations due to his career. The night when Obama became the first African-American president, he was in St. Paul covering the historic event. Another historic event that he covered was the night Pope John Paul II died whereby he reported live from the Vatican. In addition, from New York, he reported the Taliban fell and from New York City, and from Kabul he reported the Taliban fall. He was live at St, Peter’s Square as white smoke proclaimed the election of Pope Benedict XVI. In 2006, ABC’s papal coverage won the Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Award.

His career started in public radio at WBUR-Boston and KQED-San Francisco where he served as a reporter and anchor. In the NBC affiliate, he hosted the award-winning statewide broadcast “The California Report”. On many occasions, he was a contributor to NPR nationally. He is a Buffalo native. Additionally, he graduated magna cum laude with a master’s degree from Harvard at Merton College, Oxford.

David Wright ABC News

Wright is currently working at ABC News where he works alongside other famous ABC News anchors and reporters including;

  1. John Quiñones
  2. Karen Travers
  3. Pierre Thomas
  4. Cecilia Vega
  5. Elizabeth Vargas
  6. Nick Watt
  7. Jeff Zeleny
  8. Ginger Zee
David Wright

David Wright

David Wright Age

Wright is 56 years old as of 2020. He was born in 1964, in Buffalo, New York, United States. He likes to keep his personal life private hence he has not revealed the date or month he was born.

David Wright Height

Wright stands at an average height. However, his exact height is not yet disclosed but will be updated as soon as his body measurements are available.

David Wright Family

Wright’s father is Dr. John Wright a former professor and dean at the University at Buffalo School of Medicine. His mother was Deanna Wright who later on passed away. He likes to keep his personal life private hence there is no information on his siblings.

David Wright Wife

Wright is married to Victoria Brannigan who happens to be the former producer of Sky News. They met in Rome while they were both covering Pope John Paul II funeral. Later on, they got engaged at the Basilica of Santa Maria in Trastevere on October 29, 2005, a Roman Catholic ceremony. Together the couple has been blessed with three children whose names he has not mentioned as he likes to keep his personal life private. He resides in Manhattan, New York together with his family.

David Wright Net Worth

Wright has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his career as an anchor and reporer.

David Wright Salary

Wright earns an annual salary ranging between $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.

David Wright Social Media Platforms

Wright is active on his social media accounts and is often seen posting on his Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. He has over 32k followers on Twitter, over 1k followers on Instagram, and over 7k followers on Facebook.

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