Mara Liasson Biography
Mara Liasson is a political commentator and journalist from the United States. She is the national political correspondent for NPR and a Fox News Channel contributor. She has been providing extensive coverage of politics and policy from Washington, DC — focusing on the White House and Congress — and also reports on political trends beyond the Beltway.
Mara Liasson Age
Mara is 66 years old as of 2021. She was born on June 13, 1955, in New York City, New York, USA. She celebrates her birthday on the 13th of June every year.
Mara Liasson Height
She stands at a height of 5 feet 6 inches (1.67 meters).
Mara Liasson Family
Mara was born in New York, USA to a Jewish family and grew up in Scarsdale, New York. Little information about his parents or siblings if any is known to the public. We will keep you updated once information is available.
Mara Liasson Husband | Children
She is married to Jonathan Cuneo. Her husband, Jonathan, is an antitrust, civil and human rights, consumer protection, corporate governance, and securities lawyer who has spent over three decades representing clients in state and federal litigation and government relations in the fields of antitrust, civil and human rights, consumer protection, corporate governance, and securities. He also is a partner in the law firm of Cuneo Gilbert & LaDuca. The two do not have children.
Mara Liasson Net worth
She is listed as one of the richest journalists and her net worth is approximately $1.5 Million.
Mara Liasson Salary
Information about her salary is not known to the public. However, according to Fox News Correspondent anchors/reporters’ salaries, she could be averaging a salary of $76,347 annually.
Mara Liasson Education
Mara attended and graduated from Scarsdale High School in 1973. While she was studying at Scarsdale High School, she was one of a few students to form the Scarsdale Alternative School, an experimental democratic community. Later, she attended and graduated from Brown University in 1977 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in American history.
Mara Liasson Career
Liasson began his career at NPR as a general assignment reporter and newscaster in 1985. She took a leave of absence from NPR from September 1988 to June 1989 to pursue a Knight-Bagehot Fellowship in Economics and Business Journalism at Columbia University in New York. Liasson worked as a freelance radio and television reporter in San Francisco before joining NPR. She was also managing editor and anchor of California Edition, a nightly news program on California Public Radio, and a print journalist for Martha’s Vineyard Gazette.
Currently, Liasson works for NPR as a national political journalist. Her reports can be heard on Morning Edition and All Things Considered, two award-winning NPR news magazine programs. Liasson covers politics and policy in Washington, DC, with a focus on the White House and Congress, as well as reporting on political trends outside the Beltway.
Liasson covered the candidates and issues in both presidential and congressional campaigns every election year. She has covered seven presidential elections during her career: 1992, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008, 2012, and 2016. Prior to her present position, Liasson served as NPR’s White House correspondent for the entire Clinton administration, which spanned eight years. She won the Merriman Smith Award for daily news coverage from the White House Correspondents’ Association in 1994, 1995, and 1997. Liasson was NPR’s legislative correspondent from 1989 through 1992.
Liaison works at Fox News as a contributor. She also serves as a panelist on “FOX News Sunday,” FOX Broadcasting Company’s (FBC) public affairs program that airs nationwide each Sunday morning. At the station she 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