Rita Braver Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Family, Husband, CBS, Salary and Net Worth

Rita Braver is an American television news reporter/anchor/correspondent working for CBS. She joined the station in the year 1972.

Rita Braver Profile

Rita Braver is an American television news reporter/anchor/correspondent working for CBS. She joined the station in the year 1972.

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Rita Braver Career

Braver serves at CBS as a national correspondent based in Washington Bureau for CBS News CBS Sunday Morning. She began as a news desk editor at the station. Its duties span a broad range of subjects, from attracting offbeat characters to discerning political trends. Braver interviewed presidents, cabinet ministers, and several celebrities. For “CBS Sunday Morning,” she made profiles of former President Bill Clinton, United Nations Envoy Nikki Haley, and Federal Reserve Board Member Janet Yellen. She has profiled writers such as Phillip Roth, E.L. Doctorow, and Dav Pilkey of “Captain Underpants” fame. And she’s spoken to entertainers including James Taylor, Sheryl Crow, John Legend, and Chrissy Teigen.

In recent years, Braver has also written on domestic problems such as political correctness on campus and the resurgence of anti-Semitism in the United States. She brought audiences to the galleries of renowned artists such as Vermeer and Chagall and introduced modern artists José Parlá and Kehinde Wiley to the public.

Prior to joining CBS Sunday Morning, Braver spent four years as Chief Reporter for CBS News in the White House. covering a wide variety of international and domestic topics. She toured the globe to beat the White House, accompanied President Bill Clinton during his re-election bid, and worked as a floor correspondent for the Democratic Convention. She was a regular visitor as well as a guest host of “Face the Nation.

When she was covering the White House. Braver spent ten years as Chief Legal Officer of CBS News (1983-93) reporting on “CBS Evening News,” “CBS Morning News,” 48 Hours, “Street Stories” and “Public Eye.” The Supreme Court, the Department of Justice, and all other law enforcement departments, including the FBI and the DEA. She was involved in the Iran-Contra case during the Reagan administration and the cocaine trial in Washington, D.C. Mayor Marion Barry. Braver broke the news of the Walker family spy ring, as well as the case of Jonathan Pollard, a suspected spy.

Rita Braver Age

Braver was born on April 12, 1948, in the United States of America (she is 73 years old as of 2021.) She celebrates her birthday on the 12th of April every year.

Quick Facts About Rita Braver

Full Name Rita Braver
Age 73 years old as of 2021
Nationality American
Spouse Robert B. Barnett
Net Worth $1 Million – $5 Million

Rita Braver Height

Braver stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 3 inches.

Rita Braver Family

Braver was born to a Jewish family on April 12, 1948, and raised in Silver Spring, Maryland. Her father died as a teenager. She has two sisters: Bettie Braver Candy and Sharon Braver Cohen. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a degree in political science and spent a few years as a copy girl at WWL-TV in New Orleans before moving to Washington. With her husband and joining CBS as a director in 1972.

Rita Braver Husband

Braver is a married woman. She married in Washington, D.C. on April 10, 1972. Lawyer Robert B. Barnett was born in 1946 whom she met in college. They have a daughter, Meredith Jane Barnett born in 1978; Meredith is married to Dr. Daniel Ross Penn at a Jewish wedding in Washington DC.

Rita Braver Salary

Being one of the top reporters for CBS, Braver earns an annual salary ranging from $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.

Rita Braver’s Net Worth

Braver has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through her successful career as a journalist.

Rita Braver CBS News

At CBS News Braver works alongside;

  1. Jeffrey Pegues
  2. Jamie Yuccas
  3. Susan Zirinsky
  4. Mireya Villarreal
  5. Bill Whitaker
  6. Holly Williams
  7. Omar Villafranca
  8. Peter Van Sant
  9. Imtiaz Tyab
  10. Jonathan Vigliotti
  11. Tracy Smith
  12. Susan Spencer
  13. Bob Schieffer
  14. Serena Altschul


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