Michael Smerconish Profile
Michael Smerconish is an American radio host and television presenter, political commentator, newspaper columnist, author, and lawyer working the host. He hosts the weekly Saturday TV program on CNN fittingly called “Smerconish” and The Michael Smerconish Program on SiriusXM, an author, and public speaker.
Michael Smerconish Education
Smerconish graduated from Doylestown’s Central Bucks High School West, a public high school. He earned his B.A. He received his bachelor’s degree from Lehigh University and his law degree from the University of Pennsylvania Law School. On May 26, 2016, he received a Doctor of Humane Letters degree from Widener University, a Doctor of Humane Letters degree from Delaware Valley College on May 19, 2018, and a Doctor of Science degree from the University of the Sciences on May 20, 2020.
Michael Smerconish Career|CNN
Smerconish hosts “The Michael Smerconish Program,” a daily talk-radio show heard exclusively on SiriusXM’s POTUS Channel 124 since 2013. Smerconish hosts the show live from 9 a.m. to noon, and it replays from 9 p.m. to midnight. Previously, he was nationally syndicated on terrestrial radio in more than 100 markets, following a successful stint as a morning drive host for CBS in Philadelphia. In 2014, he debuted his own CNN show. CNN’s “Smerconish” airs on Saturday mornings at 9:00 a.m. EST, and he is a frequent guest on other CNN programs. He has written seven books, two of which have become New York Times bestsellers, and his novel TALK! has been optioned for television by Warner Brothers.
Clowns to the Left of Me, Jokers to the Right: American Life in Columns is his most recent book. “Clowns” is a collection of 100 newspaper columns, each with a contemporary afterword, culled from Smerconish’s 1,047 commentaries published in the Philadelphia Daily News and Sunday Philadelphia Inquirer in the 15 years following 9/11. The book spawned a speaking tour called “American Life in Columns,” in which the author shared stories from the book with live audiences in two dozen small theaters across the country. Smerconish was about to embark on a new tour called “Things I Wish I Knew Before I Started Talking” when the pandemic struck in March of 2020.
Smerconish was about to embark on a new tour called “Things I Wish I Knew Before I Started Talking,” a one-man show commemorating his 30th anniversary in talk radio when the pandemic struck in March of 2020. On July 11, 2020, a taped version of that presentation aired worldwide as a one-hour CNN special, and the full show will be released on VOM and DVD by Virgil Films on December 8, 2020. Smerconish is an attorney who served in President George H.W. Bush’s administration when he was only 29 years old.
Michael Smerconish Age
Smerconish is 59 years old as of 2021. He was born on 15 March 1962 in Doylestown, Pennsylvania, United States. He celebrates his birthday on 15 March every year.
Quick Facts About Michael Smerconish
|Full Name||Michael Smerconish|
|Age||59 years old as of 2021|
|Net Worth||$1 Million – $5 million|
Michael Smerconish Height
Smerconish stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches (1.75 m).
Michael Smerconish Family
Smerconish was born as the son of Florence (Grovich) and Walter Smerconish. He is of Italian and Montenegrin descent.
Michael Smerconish Wife
Smerconish is married to Lavinia Smerconish. He is the stepfather of a son and a daughter, Caitlin Chagan, who is married to Jason Wire. The couple has two children.
Michael Smerconish Salary
Being one of the top journalists for CNN, Smerconish earns an annual salary ranging from $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.
Michael Smerconish’s Net Worth
Smerconish has an estimated net worth of $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a television presenter, political commentator, newspaper columnist, author, and lawyer.
Michael Smerconish Books
- His first book, Flying Blind: How Political Correctness Continues to Compromise Airline Safety Post 9/11 (2004)
- Muzzled: From T-Ball to Terrorism – True Stories That Should Be Fiction (2007)
- His third book, Murdered by Mumia: A Life Sentence of Loss, Pain, and Injustice (2007) (co-written by Maureen Faulkner)
- Morning Drive: Things I Wish I Knew Before I Started Talking (2009)
- Instinct: The Man Who Stopped the 20th Hijacker (2009)
- Talk: A Novel (2014)
- Clowns to the Left of Me, Jokers to the Right (2018)
Michael Smerconish Political party
Smerconish is a Republican (before 2010) and Independent (2010–present).
What ethnicity is Smerconish?
Smerconish was born in Doylestown, Pennsylvania, whereby his family comes from Galicia in Eastern Europe and Montenegro.
Michael Smerconish CNN
At CNN Smerconish works alongside
- Brianna Keilar
- Brian Stelter
- Ana Cabrera
- Victor Blackwell
- Anna Stewart
- Vedika Sud
- Jake Tapper
- Patrick Snell
- Isa Soares
- Lynn Smith
- Sara Sidner
- Alex Thomas
- Gary Tuchman
- Nick Valencia
- Derek Van Dam