Elizabeth Palmer Profile
Elizabeth Palmer is an American journalist working for CBS. She has been working as a CBS News correspondent since joining the station in August 2000.
Elizabeth Palmer Education
Mentioning education, she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of British Columbia in 1976. She graduated from the Centre for Journalism Education, University College, Cardiff.
Elizabeth Palmer Career
Palmer serves at CBS as the CBS News senior foreign correspondent based in London. Its content is available on all CBS News broadcasts and networks, including CBS Evening News, CBS This Morning, and CBSN, CBS News’ 24/7 streaming news channel.
Palmer has spent most of the last two decades covering the war in Afghanistan (he was one of the first U.S. correspondents to travel to that country since 9/11), Iraq, and Syria, as well as political and economic coverage in Europe and Asia. She has often written extensively in and around Iran and is one of the only Western journalists to have visited Iran’s nuclear facilities.
In 2011, she flew to Libya to document pioneering reports about the rebellion against Muammar Ghadafi. A couple of months later, she visited the villa at the U.S. Embassy in Benghazi, where the U.S. was. Ambassador Chris Stevens has been assassinated. Later, over the mango juice in the café, the Islamist leader was interviewed, who was ultimately arrested for planning the strike.
Palmer covered the war in Yemen in 2018; she and her team traveled deep into Houthi to record widespread poverty and the destructive consequences of the Saudi bombing campaign. In 2017, Palmer managed to corner Vladimir Putin in his ice hockey jersey, a rink in the Russian arena, wondering what the Russian President thought about President Donald Trump’s firing of former FBI director James Comey. She was in Paris to cover the massacre at the Bataclan concert club in 2015, and earlier in her tenure on the network, Palmer presented detailed coverage of the Chechen conflict, including the massacre of schoolchildren by Chechen separatists.
Quick Facts About Elizabeth Palmer
|Full Name||Elizabeth Palmer|
|Net Worth||$1 million – $5 Million|
For CBS News’ division-wide coverage of Earth Day this year, Palmer reported from New Delhi, India, as one of the most polluted cities in the country. In 2018, Palmer received the Alfred I duPont-Columbia University Award for reporting on the siege of Aleppo in Syria. In 2019, the Newseum honored her with a Free Speech Award, which acknowledged her distinguished body of work. She received the Sigma Delta Chi Award in 2005 for her coverage of Beslan’s hostage siege school in Russia. Palmer has since received a number of Emmys for both reporting and feature stories.
Before joining CBS News, Palmer was Moscow’s chief office and senior reporter for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, reporting in both English and French (1997-2000). She was the senior correspondent for the Latin American Office in Mexico City (1994-97). Over the years, Palmer has covered everything from the oil sector to the sport. She was a staff writer for the CBC corporate affairs program “Venture,” and was a special correspondent for the Canadian network at the Seoul and Calgary Olympics in 1988.
Palmer enjoys blogging on the arts while she has time. In the 2015 CBS Sunday Morning special, Palmer featured the world champion body painting artist who dressed her – on camera – as a bunch of bananas. This year, Palmer was given entry to the studio of the famed painter Anselm Kiefer and interviewed him as he poured boiling lead over giant canvases. She has also contributed to the Columbia Journalism Review and Canada’s Globe and Mail and has submitted reports and commentary for PBS and National Public Radio.
Elizabeth Palmer Age
Palmer was born in London, England, she was raised in Canada. Her age is not known for she has managed to keep her personal life private. It is therefore not known how old Palmer is or when she celebrates her birthday. However, she might be in her 50s.
Elizabeth Palmer Height
Palmer stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 6 inches.
Elizabeth Palmer Family
Information regarding Palmer’s parents and siblings is currently under review. However, the information will be updated as soon as it’s available.
Elizabeth Palmer Husband and children
Palmer is a married woman. She is married to Luc Laporte. The couple has two children, Zachar Laporte, and Chloe Laporte. Palmer and her husband live in London. Her son is also based in London and her daughter studies in Montréal.
Elizabeth Palmer Salary
Being one of the top journalists for CBS, Palmer earns an annual salary ranging from $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.
Elizabeth Palmer’s Net Worth
Palmer has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through her successful career as a journalist.
Elizabeth Palmer Weight Loss
Palmer lost a lot of her weight in the year of 2010, due to depression. The cause of her being depressed is unknown but we will update the information once it is available in the limelight.
Elizabeth Palmer CBS News
At CBS News Palmer 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