- Short Bio
- Education and early career
- Net worth and Salary
- Personal Life
- Body Measurement
- Wiki and Facts
- Social Media
Ann Compton is an American former journalist and a reporter who worked at ABC News for 41 years. She used to work as the network's White House correspondent until her retirement in 2014. Ann Compton family background is of Caucasian ethnicity and she holds the American nationality.
Ann Compton was born on 19 January 1947, in Chicago, Illinois. The identities of her parents and siblings are not known.
Education and early career
Ann Compton studied at the New Trier High School located in Winnetka, Illinois. She graduated from the school in 1965 and then received further education at the Hollins College. She is a 1969 graduate of the university.
Ann Compton age was young when she began her career as an intern while she was still a college university. She then joined a CBS affiliate channel in Roanoke, WDBJ TV and began her career as a full-time reporter. According to Ann Compton wiki, she was hired by ABC News in 1973 as a New York-based reporter. She was then made a White House correspondent by the network in December 1974. During the time, she became the youngest and first woman to be assigned the job by any network television. She has served as the chief White House Correspondent for the ABC News Radio and ABCNEWS.com. She also anchored the column, On Background for the website. After working for 41 years for the network, Ann Compton retired from her professional career on 10 September 2014. She also held the position of chairman at the Radio-Television Correspondents Association during 1987-88.
Net worth and Salary
Ann Compton salary during her professional career was known to be high. She worked as a journalist for more than four decades and was compensated a good sum of money. Ann Compton salary at ABC News was high as she worked as the network's senior White House Correspondent. Her income from other television networks that she previously worked for has also contributed to her wealth. As of recent, various sources have estimated Ann Compton net worth to be around $500 thousand dollars. Her husband's income also helped increase their total net worth. Ann Compton family lives a good lifestyle thanks to her huge bank balance.
Moving to Ann Compton married and personal life, she is a married woman. She has been married to her husband William Hughes since 1978. Ann Compton husband is a physician. He is based in Washington, D.C. and specializes in Gastroenterology. Ann Compton married life has been blessed with four children. The couple has three sons and a daughter who have all grown up. Ann Compton husband and she are proud grandparents of four grandchildren.
Ann Compton height and weight are not known. She has a dark brown colored hair and her eyes are brown colored as well. Ann Compton age is currently 71 years old.
Wiki and Facts
Ann Compton wiki page has a list of all the awards and honors that she has received during her long career as a journalist. She was inducted into the National Radio Hall of Fame in 2005 and was voted the president of the White House Correspondents' Association. For her coverage of the September 11 attack, she won various awards including a Peabody Award and an Emmy Awards. This raised Ann Compton net worth and her prominence. She was named the 1988 Mother of the Year by the National Mothers' Day Committee.
Ann Compton height of recognition as a journalist has reached all over the world. She has an active Twitter account which has more than 11 thousand followers. Ann Compton bio can be found on various other social media sites.