52% of news stories are now delivered by female anchors, who have reclaimed the reins of authority. The surge in on-air time also meant that these news queens beginning earning extraordinary incomes and net-worths…
Ginger Zee – $500,000
It’s no secret that Ginger Zee prioritized her job before everything else. After graduating, she set herself the exclusive aim of working her way up to Chief Meteorologist on The Today Show by the age of thirty. She achieved the position before turning thirty, surpassing her aim. She appeared on Good Morning America, Nightline, and ABC World News Tonight before becoming ABC News’ Chief Meteorologist. She reportedly earns $500,000 year!
Martha MacCallum – $700,000
In 2004, Martha began working for the right-wing network Fox News, where she has subsequently held the positions of reporter, correspondent, and anchor. Her work as a news anchor on The Live Desk, America’s News Room, The Kelly File, and The O’Reilly Factor may be familiar to you. She is renowned for having covered the Pope’s visit to the United States as well as the previous four presidential elections. She enjoys having conducted interviews with famous people throughout the years. Martha’s yearly income is thought to be $700,000.
Deborah Norville – $1 Million
Deborah was widely regarded as the “it” girl on television. Though it appeared that she was fading with time, this was far from the case. She has worked as an anchor for Inside Edition, a CBS news magazine, since the mid-1990s. She is a member of the Viacom Corporation and has a yarn company called The Deborah Norville Collection that she sells to those who enjoy knitting and crocheting with yarn. Norville earns about $1 million a year, according to estimates.
Jane Pauley – $1.2 Million
Jane Pauley has been a broadcaster since 1972 and is one of the most well-known and skilled in the country. She worked at NBC for thirteen years as the Today show’s anchor and for twelve years as a co-host of Dateline NBC. She currently hosts CBS Sunday Morning and is well known for disclosing her battle with bipolar disorder. Jane reportedly earns $1.2 million annually.
Brooke Baldwin – $1.3 Million
Baldwin began her career in 2001 as a reporter for Virginia’s WVIR-TV before moving on to serve as a morning anchor for WOWK-TV. Before working for CNN Atlanta, Brooke joined WTTF in Washington. Since 2008, she has been employed by CNN, where she co-hosts the CNN Newsroom with Brooke Baldwin. In addition to her duties as an anchor, she frequently serves as the host of special occasions, such as New Year’s Eve Live alongside Anderson Cooper and Kathy Griffin. Baldwin is said to earn a staggering $1.3 million every year.