Chris Livesay Profile
Chris Livesay is an American journalist currently working as the CBS News foreign correspondent based in Rome, contributing to all CBS News broadcasts and platforms.
He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Italian and Art History from Arizona State University and a Master’s degree with the highest distinction from Columbia’s Graduate School of Journalism in New York City.
Chris Livesay Career
Livesay, a journalist with experience covering hotspots across Europe and the Middle East, joined CBS News in 2020 and started contributing to the network at the height of the COVID-19 epidemic in Italy. In March, Livesay was the first correspondent for the American television network to go into the ICU in Italy while the world was at the epicenter of the disaster, and doctors inside the hospital converted scuba masks into ventilators when stocks ran short. He announced from northern Italy that cemeteries could not keep up with the number of remains. Livesay also noticed bright spots in the face of suffering; in Venice, he talked to volunteers who transported supplies to those in need in gondolas across the city’s famed canals. This week, he stated from Venice that nature is thriving, with streets and canals almost empty of people and transportation.
Before joining CBS News, Livesay covered internationally for NBC News, PBS NewsHour, PBS Frontline, and NPR News. He brings a wealth of foreign expertise to CBS News, having covered a variety of big stories of global significance, such as the targeted killing of Iranian General Qassim Soleimani, the demonstrations in Hong Kong, and the Vatican’s sex abuse scandals. In 2018, he was the first American TV reporter to return from Libya in nearly a year and had to leave the country in the wake of government warnings for shedding light on the slavery, torture, and exploitation of migrants. In 2016, he was among the first TV journalists to write from Mosul on the front lines of the Iraqi army’s push to eliminate ISIS.
Livesay started journalism by volunteering at his local NPR-affiliated radio station KJZZ in Phoenix, Arizona, and then filed papers for “All Things Considered” and “Morning Edition.”
Chris Livesay Age
Livesay’s age is not known for he has managed to keep his personal life private. It is therefore not known how old Livesay is or when he celebrates his birthday.
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Chris Livesay Height
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Chris Livesay Family
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Chris Livesay Wife
Livesay lives in Rome with his wife. More information about Livesay’s wife is not known for he has managed to keep his personal life away from the limelight.
Chris Livesay Salary
Being one of the top journalists for CBS, Livesay earns an annual salary ranging between $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.
Chris Livesay Net Worth
Livesay has an estimated net worth of between $100,000 – $1 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a journalist.
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