Steve Harrigan Biography
Steve Harrigan is an American television news correspondent who serves at Fox News as a Middle East correspondent in October 2001. He worked worked on foreign assignments for CNN News before joining Fox News. Harrigan holds a doctorate in comparative literature from Duke University and speaks Russian fluently.
Steve Harrigan Age
Harrigan likes to keep his personal life private hence he has not yet disclosed the date, month, or year he was born. It is therefore not known when he celebrates his birthday. He might be in his 50’s.
Steve Harrigan Height
Harrigan stands at a height of 1.6 meters.
Steve Harrigan Family
Harrigan has managed to keep his personal life away from the limelight hence he has not disclosed any information about his parents. It is also not known if Steve has any siblings.
Steve Harrigan Husband
Harrigan is very private about his personal life therefore it is not known if he is in any relationship. There are also no rumors of him being in any past relationship with anyone.
Steve Harrigan Net Worth
Harrigan has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his career as a journalist.
Steve Harrigan Salary
Harrigan earns an annual salary ranging from $45,000 – $ 110,500.
Steve Harrigan Career
Steve Harrigan is now a Fox News Channel journalist located in Atlanta (FNC). As a Moscow-based correspondent, he joined the network in 2001. Harrigan most recently anchored FNC’s live coverage of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine from the ground in Kyiv, Ukraine’s capital.
He covered the Surfside, Florida condominium collapse in June of 2021, a 12-story oceanfront structure in the Miami neighborhood. Previously, as part of FNC’s Democracy 2020 election coverage, he offered the most up-to-date election news from Florida.
During his time at FNC, Harrigan covered a wide range of national and international stories, including the nationwide protests following the murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis, MN, protests in Brazil following the death of Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez, the ongoing Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the Middle East’s ongoing War on Terror, Mexican drug cartel violence, and the Cuban economy.
In addition, he covered the horrific terrorist attacks in Paris on November 13th, 2015, live from France. Previously, Harrigan covered the demonstrations and investigation into Michael Brown’s killing live from Ferguson, Missouri. In addition, he covered the 2014 Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 tragedy live from Donetsk, Ukraine.
During the search for the fourth terrorist suspect in the alleged plot to assault the fuel delivery system at New York’s John F. Kennedy Airport in 2007, Harrigan reported from Trinidad. Prior to that, he reported extensively from Gulfport, MS on Hurricane Katrina and from Afghanistan on Operation Enduring Freedom shortly after 9/11.
Prior to joining FNC, he spent ten years as a CNN correspondent located in Moscow, where he covered the resignation of Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev in 1991 and the Chechen War from inside the Kremlin. The Peabody, DuPont, and Kaplan Awards for excellence in reporting were given to CNN’s Moscow bureau when he was there.
Steve Harrigan Libya controversy
On March 21, 2011, CNN international correspondent Nic Robertson slammed Harrigan’s coverage of Operation Odyssey Dawn and reports that the Libyan regime utilized foreign journalists as human shields against a coalition airstrike on Mummar Gaddafi’s Tripoli stronghold. Harrigan’s refusal to participate in a trip organized by the Libyan government to investigate the attack site sparked the dispute. Instead of Harrigan, the Fox News team sent a non-editorial member of their staff, according to Robertson.
Steve Harrigan FOX News
Harrigan works at Fox News as a Middle East correspondent in October 2001. 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