Martha Teichner Profile
Martha Teichner is an American television news correspondent, working for CBS. She began working for the network in December 1993.
Martha Teichner Education
Born in Traverse City, Mich, Martha graduated from Wellesley College in 1969 with a bachelor’s degree in economics. She then attended the University of Chicago’s Graduate School of Business Administration.
Martha Teichner Career
Teichner serves at CBS as the correspondent for “CBS Sunday Morning.” Since joining CBS News in 1977, Teichner has received numerous national awards for her original story, including 12 Emmy Awards and five James Beard Foundation Awards. Teichner was also part of the Newtown, Conn., elementary school shooting squad that received the 2014 DuPont-Columbia Award for CBS News.
In 2020, Teichner was introduced to the Woman’s Hall of Fame by Michigan Women Forward. And in 2018, Teichner was presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award from the New York Newswomen’s Club. In the past year alone, Teichner’s reporting spanned the scope of human history from a study on the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, to a look into how the nation’s treatment of the COVID-19 pandemic has been national, and from a report on police brutality in America to a profile of a man who is a master upholsterer at Colonial Williamsburg.
As the correspondent for CBS News, Teichner reported on some of the biggest national and foreign events of the period, including the 9/11 terrorist attacks, the Iraq war, the death of Princess Diana, and the life and death of Nelson Mandela. She interviewed world leaders and other television reporters, including then-first lady Hillary Rodham Clinton twice for “CBS Sunday Morning” in 1995 and 1997. Now based in New York, Teichner has spent more than a dozen years as a foreign correspondent reporting global international news.
Teichner was twice transferred to the CBS News London office (1980-1984, 1989-1994), where she covered not only the British royal wedding of Prince Charles to Lady Diana Spencer but also several conflicts as one of only a handful of female war correspondents. Teichner has covered the Maze Prison Hunger Strike in Northern Ireland, the Lebanon War, the First Intifada in Israel and the West Bank in 1988, and the wars associated with the fall of Yugoslavia. She reported on the fall of Communism in Central and Eastern Europe and the Romanian revolution. Teichner has spent several weeks covering covert activities for the Drug Enforcement Department in the Bolivian jungle.
Quick Facts About Teichner
|Age||73 years old as of 2021|
|Net Worth||$1 million- $5 Million|
During the Persian Gulf War, she was one of a select number of journalists allowed by the army to join U.S. soldiers. She spent about six weeks in the Saudi desert with the 1st Armoured Brigade but also covered the war in Iraq, Kuwait, Jordan, and Israel. Between her two London assignments, Teichner was stationed in Johannesburg (1987-1989) during the last dangerous years of the fight to end apartheid in South Africa. She returned to report on the release of Nelson Mandela from prison, and in 1994 she reported his election as the first black president of post-apartheid South Africa.
Also, between London assignments, Teichner spent three years in the Dallas office, reporting various reports in Latin America, including the earthquake in Mexico City. Also, between London assignments, Teichner spent three years in the Dallas office (1984-1987) where she reported various reports in Latin America, including the earthquake in Mexico City.
Teichner is the author of the forthcoming nonfiction novel “When Harry Met Minnie” Teichner started her career as a journalist at WJEF Radio and WZZM-TV in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Since 1995 she has acted as host of the “Conversations With …” series of interviews. She is a member of the Council on International Affairs, the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the Reform Club of London. The novel will be published by Celadon in early 2021, and she has narrated seven “Biography” programs for A&E. The book is due out in 2021.
Martha Teichner Age
Teichner was born on January 12, 1948, in Traverse City, Michigan. She is 73 years old as of 2021. Teichner celebrates her birthday on the 12th of January every year.
Martha Teichner Height
Teichner stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 5 inches.
Martha Teichner Family
Information regarding Teichner’s parents and siblings is currently under review. However, the information will be updated as soon as it’s available.
Martha Teichner Husband
Information about Teichner’s dating life is not known for she has managed to keep her personal life away from the limelight. It is therefore not known if Teichner is engaged to someone or whether she is married. It is also not known if she has any children. Teichner resides in New York City.
Martha Teichner Salary
Being one of the top correspondents for CBS, Teichner earns an annual salary ranging from $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.
Martha Teichner Net Worth
Teichner has an estimated net worth of between $1 million – $5 Million which she has earned through her successful career as a journalist.
Martha Teichner CBS News
At CBS News Teichner 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