Catherine Herridge :: Biography
Catherine Herridge is an American news personality. She celebrates her birthday every year on May 18 and was born in the year 1964. She works at the Fox News Channel as the Chief Intelligence correspondence based in Washington, D.C. She covers news about the Justice Department, the Department of Homeland Security and intelligence. She has also worked as the host of the Saturday edition of Weekend Live. She joined the network when it first started in 1996 as a London based correspondent and has been with it ever since.
Little is known about her family and early childhood. From what is known, she comes from a military family. About her education, she graduated and has a Bachelor’s degree from Harvard College and a Master’s degree from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.
She commenced her career in journalism with ABC News. She was their London based correspondent. Then, she joined Fox News Channel in 1996. During her work there, she covered various important news events such as the 9/11 terrorist attack in the United States, Hillary Clinton’s 2000 campaign for senate, Democratic presidential elections of 2004, the trial of Zacarias Moussaoui, and many more. She has also reported from Qatar, Iraq, Guantanamo Bay, Afghanistan and Israel. She has also served as a New York based correspondent for the Fox Broadcasting Network’s newsmagazine called Fox Files, where she ran investigations about prescription drug abuse, Medicare fraud and child prostitution, and as the field correspondent for the past Fox newsmagazine The Pulse. For her good work in the Fox Files, she won a Bronze World Medal for excellence in communications media from the New York Festivals. She ran into a dispute in 2007 with her employer at the Fox News Channel regarding salary and benefits. She refused to sign a no complaint clause in her contract and then filed a complaint to the EEOC. EEOC in return sued Fox in September 2010. A year later the lawsuit by EEOC was dismissed as without merit by a federal judge. She had asked for a 95% increase in her salary which would have amounted to $900 thousand annually.
Catherine is a married woman with children. She is married to husband Jeff Miller. She has two kids and has been successful to keep rest of her personal life a secret. It is not known if she already had a divorce, but what is known is, on 6 June, 2006, at the age of 49, she donated a part of her liver to her infant son diagnosed with biliary atresia. This shows how much of a loving mother she is. When it comes to her personal life, she keeps mum about it and does not make much comment about it. She definitely makes time for her children despite her busy schedule.
Short haired Herridge carries it as her trade mark along with her unique style of reporting news. Maybe, because of her military background, she maintains a no-nonsense attitude. That has definitely gained her a lot of fans and followers. She serves as the perfect example of beauty with brains. Her exact body measurements have not been disclosed till now. From what can be seen, it is easy guessing that she has a great body. She has an average height of 5 feet and 4 inches. She balances the height with a matching weight by regular work out. She is an active user of her Twitter account and constantly keeps her followers updated with the latest news and events and sometimes about her personal life too. More information about is available on the official website of Fox network. Wikipedia also has her brief biography.