An American television personality and journalist Richard Schlesinger was born on 1st October 1954 in New York, United States of America. There are no information found related to his family and childhood. After high schooling, he completed his bachelor’s degree majoring in broadcast journalism from The University of Missouri Columbia in the year 1976.Schlesinger is of American nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. By profession, he is an American television news reporter and correspondent.
As soon as Schlesinger received his graduation degree, he started to work as a political reporter in Miami based WPLG TV where he was honored with Sigma Delta Chi Award. In the year 1980, he served as Washington bureau chief for the Post-Newsweek Television Stations. He worked there till 1984 and then moved to CBS News. In CBS, he covered the stories throughout the southeastern United States and South America. From 1987 to 1990, he served as a correspondent at CBS News Northeast bureau, as an investigative reporter for the CBS Evening News and as a substitute anchor for morning news and weekend editions of the news. Likewise, from 1990 to 1997, he became a full time correspondent for 48 Hours. He reported the cases like innocent Americans behind bars, marriage and divorce in 1990’s and recession of the middle class. He also reported for a two hours CBS documentary CBS Reports titled Enter the Jury Room for which he was able to win Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Award. The documentary analyzed the jury system in United States and was given access to the actual jury deliberations for the first time in television industry. Apart from these reporting, he also contributed to CBS News Sunday Morning.
Honors and Awards
Till now, he has received around 10 Emmy Awards throughout his career. He was nominated in News & Documentary Emmy Award for Outstanding Informational Programming – Long Form for the show 48 hours in 2002 and under the categories of Outstanding Coverage of a Breaking News Story in a News Magazine for 48 hours in 2010. He won Emmy Awards for Outstanding Continuing Coverage of a News Story in a News Magazine for the same show in 2012 and Outstanding Coverage of a Breaking News Story in a News Magazine in 2014. Currently, Richard Schlesinger net worth is under review.
Personal life and wiki : Who is Richard Schlesinger wife?
Talking about his personal life, Richard Schlesinger is believed to be married but there is no information available about wedding date and location. There are no records found regarding his dating and affairs too. The name and identity of Richard Schlesinger wife is also kept unknown. 62 years old Schlesinger is not definitely gay. He must have his own children which are not given in any sites of the internet. Nominal information about Richard Schlesinger wiki can be extracted from the popular site Wikipedia.