David Begnaud Profile
David Begnaud is an American news reporter/anchor and news correspondent working at CBS News based in New York City. He joined the network in the year 2015.
David Begnaud Career
Begnaud serves at CBS as the Lead National Correspondent for CBS This Morning and Anchor of CBS News Radio’s Reporter’s Notebook. He joined the network in 2015 and won some of the most coveted honors for journalism from both CBS News broadcasts and networks, including “CBS This Morning,” “CBS Evening News,” “48 Hours,” CBS Sunday Morning” and CBSN.
One of Begnaud’s most noteworthy duties was his coverage of Hurricane Maria as it struck Puerto Rico in October 2017. He spent more hours reporting Puerto Rico’s recovery than any other news reporter on the network, flying to the island several times and breaking several important reports. The award, as reported by the Nominating Committee, puts a premium on investigative work that is original, resourceful, and thought-provoking.” Begnaud also won the First Amendment Leadership Award from the Radio Television Digital News Association for his outstanding contribution to the defense of the First Amendment and freedom of the press.
In CBS News, Begnaud has covered big news events around the world, including the shooting at the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Florida, the terrorist attack at the Inland Regional Center in San Bernardino, California, and the catastrophic earthquake that devastated Ecuador in April 2016, leaving hundreds dead and thousands wounded. He covered Hurricane Harvey in Houston, Hurricane Irma in Florida, and Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico in the summer of 2017. Begnaud’s coverage of big national and world stories is now featured extensively on CBSN, CBS News’ 24/7 online news channel. Prior to CBS, Begnaud reported a wide spectrum of national news breaks from weather to violence with a multitude of news organizations.
Previously, he produced and posted for “Newsbreaker” on ORA-TV, a social media channel for current affairs and news breaks, and contributed to “Entertainment Tonight,” the world’s No. 1 syndicated entertainment news publication. His career started in television news at KLFY-TV as an unpaid “teen reporter” while at high school, in his home state of Louisiana.
After graduation, KLFY-TV hired him as a full-time reporter. Later, he became the news presenter for the weekend morning and evening. Over the week he attended college, graduating from the University of Louisiana, Lafayette, in 2005.
Quick Facts About David Begnaud
|Age||38 years old as of 2021|
|Net Worth||$1 Million – $5 Million|
David Begnaud Age
Begnaud was born on June 13, 1983, in the United States of America (he is 38 years old as of 2021.) He celebrates his birthday on the 13th of June every year.
David Begnaud Height
Begnaud stands at an average height of 6 feet 2 inches (1.9 m) tall.
David Begnaud Family
His parents, who lived in Louisiana when he was growing up, offered everything David wanted to become what he is today. His father, who stayed at home while his mother was working, was behind the first education he had gotten. David was very loyal to his parents; he was very special to them, and they were very special to him.
David Begnaud Spouse/ Gay
Begnaud is openly gay. He together with his partner Jeremy started dating in 2011. There is no more information concerning the two.
David Begnaud Salary
Being one of the top journalists for CBS, Begnaud earns an annual salary ranging from $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.
David Begnaud’s Net Worth
Begnaud has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a journalist.
David Begnaud CBS News
At CBS News Begnaud works alongside;
- Jeffrey Pegues
- Jamie Yuccas
- Susan Zirinsky
- Mireya Villarreal
- Bill Whitaker
- Holly Williams
- Omar Villafranca
- Peter Van Sant
- Imtiaz Tyab
- Jonathan Vigliotti
- Tracy Smith
- Susan Spencer
- Bob Schieffer
- Serena Altschul