Sharyl Attkisson

Sharyl Attkisson Bio, Age, Career, Net Worth, Salary, Height, Weight

Sheryl Atkisson is an American writer and investigative journalist known for her hard-hitting and controversial reporting. She won five Emmy Awards and received the Edward R. Murrow Radio Television Digital News Association Award for outstanding work in investigative journalism. She was also the host of the show: The full dimension with Sharyl Attkisson.

Cheryl Attkisson Organic: Age, first life, parents, education

She was born on the 26th. Petersburg, Florida, USA, and grew up in Sarasota, Florida. She graduated from the University of Florida in 1982 with a degree in broadcast journalism. After her marriage to James Atkisson in 1984 and the birth of a daughter, she settled in Washington, D.C.

Sharyl Attkisson’s Career Details

She began her career in television journalism in 1982 as a reporter for a PBS station in Gainesville, Florida. Before that, she worked at the radio station on the university campus, WRUF, where she graduated as a journalist in 1980. From 1982 to 1990, she worked for several television stations, including WTTVX-TV Fort Pierce, Florida (1982-1985), WBNS-TV, Columbus, Ohio (1985-1986), and WTVT, Tampa, Florida (1986-1990). She then joined CNN for 3 years as a presenter and reporter. She left CNN and joined CBS in 1993, first as host of the Until Minute Early news program, then as an investigative journalist. She left CBS News in 2014 after 21 years at the network.

She also served as a member of the University of Florida Advisory Board from 1993 to 1997 and became president in 1996.

She has received numerous awards for her outstanding work as a journalist and reporter, including the prestigious Emmy Award and the Edward R. Murrow Award. She has also been nominated several times for various Emmy Awards for her outstanding work as a reporter and investigative journalist, for which she has won five awards. Early in her career, she also received the New York Association of Black Journalists Award, the National Mature Media Award, the Florida Emmy Award, the Sigma Delta Chi Award and the Florida State Communicator Award.

In 2000, Ms. Attkisson the I.R.E. Award. (Investigative Reporters and Editors) Award for her work on dangerous drugs, reporting on safety issues related to prescription drugs and vaccines. In 2002 she won her first Emmy Award for her work as an investigative journalist and her reports on mismanagement of the Red Cross through a series of exclusive reports. In 2002 and 2005, she was part of the journalism team then that won the RTNDA Edward R. Murrow Award for Outstanding Overall Performance. Later, in 2008, she received another Emmy Award for her work on emergency asset relief and bank bailouts. In 2012, she won an Emmy Award for investigative journalism and an RTNDA Edward R. Murrow Award for her coverage of Gun Walker: A fast and furious story. In 2013, she won another Emmy Award for her bold reporting on congressional affairs, including a secret investigation into Republican fundraising for freshmen.

She also wrote two books that became New York Times bestsellers. One in 2014 called Stonewall: A reporter for Obama’s Fight for Truth against the forces of resistance, intimidation, and harassment in Washington and another in 2017 titled Smear: How shady political cooperatives and fake news determine what you see, what you think, and how you vote. His latest book will be published by Harper Collins in 2020: Tilted: How the media taught us to love censorship and hate journalism.

She has given two popular TEDx lectures: her first on Is Fake News Real? in 2017 and her second on Astroturfism and Media Manipulation in 2015. They both have 3.5 million views.

Cheryl Atkisson also flew B-52s and F-15s while working as a reporter. She is incredibly talented and also has a fourth-degree black belt in taekwondo. She also has her own website where she maintains an informative blog.

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