Mark Strassmann Profile
Mark Strassmann is an Emmy Award-winning news reporter/anchor working for CBS. He joined CBS News in the year 2001.
Mark Strassmann Career
Strassmann serves at CBS as the CBS News’ Senior National Correspondent based in Atlanta. He covered big domestic and foreign stories, mostly for “CBS Evening News” and “Face the Nation.” Strassmann broke the story of Trayvon Martin, a Florida teenager who was gunned down in Sanford, Florida, by neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman.
Strassmann has offered detailed coverage of the Zimmerman trial. In addition, he wrote on the BP oil spill for four months, the Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath, the Terry Schiavo right-to-die story, church burning in the South, the shuttle scheme, the Colorado wildfires and Texas floods, the rise of the Hunley U-boat, the Worldcom accounting disaster, the aftermath of September 11 and the trials of elderly Ku Klux Klan members in the Birmingham Church blast. He has also made numerous visits to Iraq since 2003.
Strassmann was the Embedded Correspondent of CBS News to the 101st Airborne, reporting from the frontline for seven weeks as U.S. troops swept from Kuwait to Iraq. He was the first TV reporter in the world to break the news of the fragging incident inside that unit. Strassmann remained in the tent just behind the one in which two U.S. servicemen were killed in the attack and reported residing from Iraq immediately after the attack. He also covered the collapse of President Aristide of Haiti and other big foreign stories.
Previously, Strassmann was the national reporter for NBC News Channel, the network’s partner news service, in its Atlanta headquarters (1997-2001). He also contributed updates on “Today” and other NBC broadcasts. Previously, Strassmann was assigned to the Miami office of NBC News Channel (1995-97). During that time, he reported widely in the United States and abroad on big stories, including the Branch Davidian siege near Waco, Columbine school shootings, a total of eight Democratic and Republican National Conventions, Atlanta Olympic Games, Elian Gonzalez story, Pope’s trip to Cuba, Princess Diana’s funeral, D-50th Day’s anniversary, and the Bush-Gore Elec 2000 incident.
Previously, Strassmann was a reporter for WFLA-TV Tampa (1987-95), WTVT-TV Columbus, Ohio (1985-87), KMOL-TV San Antonio (1985), and WSAZ-TV Charleston, W. Va (1982-85). He started his career as an associate producer on WCVB-TV Boston (1980-82). Strassmann is the winner of more than 20 journalism awards, including the 2002 Emmy Award for CBS Television coverage of the D.C. Sniper tale, the Ohio State Award, and two Emmy Regional Awards.
Quick Facts About Strassmann
|Age||64 years old as of 2021|
|Net Worth||$1 million – $5 Million|
Mark Strassmann Age
Strassmann was born on April 1, 1957, in Kennesaw, Georgia, United States (he is 64 years old as of 2021.) He celebrates his birthday on the 1st of April every year.
Mark Strassmann Height
Strassmann stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 8 inches.
Mark Strassmann Family
Information regarding Strassmann’s parents and siblings is currently under review. However, the information will be updated as soon as it’s available.
Mark Strassmann Wife and children
Strassmann is a married man. He is married to Linda Stouffer, the WSB-TV Atlanta anchor. The couple has two children.
Mark Strassmann Salary
Being one of the top Senior National Correspondents for CBS, Strassmann earns an annual salary ranging from $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.
Mark Strassmann’s Net Worth
Strassmann has an estimated net worth of between $1 million – $5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a journalist.
Mark Strassmann CBS News
At CBS News Strassmann 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