Sharyn Alfonsi is an American journalist and correspondent. She has previously worked for CBS This Morning, ABC News, 60 Minutes, Good Morning America, KHBS-KHOG-TV and other news channels. In 2019, she won an Emmy for Outstanding Coverage of a Breaking News Story in a News Magazine and also a DuPont-Columbia Journalism Awards. Recently she reported on the loss of democracy in Nicaragua.
Sharyn Alfonsi early life
Sharyn Alfonsi was born on June 3, 1972 in Virginia, United States of America. The information about her parents and siblings has not yet been disclosed to the media. From a young age she spends a lot of quality time with her family. Sharyn attended high school in McLean Virginia and completed her high school education. She also went to the University of Mississippi in Oxford for her higher education. She graduated with honors and was a James Love Scholar.
Career of Sharyn Alfonsi
Sharyn started her career on a news show called KHBS-KHOG-TV in Fort Smith, Arkansas. Later she worked with WVEC-TV, KIRO-TV and WBZ-TV. In 2002, she was hired by Dan Liever at CBS News. After three years, she was a CBS Evening News correspondent with Bob Schieffer. In 2012, she was featured in a TV series documentary about Extreme Plastic Surgery in 20/20. She also worked as a correspondent for Good Morning America. She also worked as a correspondent on ABC World News with David Muir. In 2014, she was the replacement co-anchor for CBS Morning. From 2013 to 2017, she appeared as a presenter and correspondent for Friday Night Lights and Boys of Summer on 60 Minutes Sports. Her debut was with a fraud investigation story that led to a congressional investigation. Later, from 2015 to 2022, she appeared as a contributor/correspondent for the Paul McCartney and Chess County segment on 60 Minutes. She has researched and shared a lot of news.
Sharyn was criticized in 2021 for her 60-minute story about Florida Governor Ron DeSantis and the state’s rollout of the Covid-19 vaccine. She was known to make allegations without providing any evidence. She believed there was a link between donations from the supermarket chains and DeSantis’ election campaign regarding its partnership with Publix Stores to distribute vaccines. She was criticized by the public for not being a journalist, but acting as a political activist. There was no aftermath as DeSantis provided significant evidence to disprove her statement.
Sharyn Alfonsi Biography
|Real name||Sharyn Elizabeth Alfonsic|
|Date of birth||June 3, 1972|
|Age (from 2022)||50 years|
|Birthplace||Mississippi, the United States|
|Secondary school||University of Mississippi|
|Height||in feet inches – 5′ 7” – in Centimeters – 170 cm|
|Weight||in kilograms – 56kg- in pounds – 123 pounds|
|Hair colour||Dark brown|
|Who is her husband?||Matt Eby|
Sharyn Alfonsi Private life
Sharyn is married to Matt Eby. Matt works as a managing partner at Tengram Capital Partners and is also an executive director and founder of the First Street Foundation. They both married in a private and intimate wedding ceremony. The couple is blessed with two children whose details have not been shared with the media.
Sharyn Alfonsi Net worth
Sharyn Alfonsi has earned a lot of money working in journalism as a presenter, reporter and correspondent. She may also earn a steady salary, but the details on that have not been shared. Some of the news channels are CBS, ABC, Good Morning America and 60 Minutes. According to sources, her net worth is estimated at around $2 million.
- She worked as a reporter for a TV documentary called Mars Rising in 2007.
- She was featured on Tucker Carlson Tonight in 2020.
- In 2021, she covered the humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan and got an interview with a Taliban minister on 60 Minutes.
- She was featured on CBS Evening News with Norah O’Donnell as a correspondent.
- Sharyn gave an opening address at the Meek School of Journalism and New Media at the University of Mississippi.
- She received two Emmy Awards for her coverage of the Parkland High School shooting in 2019.
- She was the first reporter to obtain photos from Jeffery Epstein’s prison cell and his autopsy that became international news in 2020.
- In 2022, she was nominated for the Writers Guild of American Award for News script.