Alex Marquardt Biography – Alex Marquardt Wiki
Alex Marquardt (born Alexander Marquardt) is an American journalist and television producer. He is a CNN Senior National Security Correspondent based in the Washington, D.C. Bureau, focusing on national security issues. Previously, he was a foreign correspondent for ABC News in cities like Moscow, Jerusalem, Beirut, and London.
Prior to rejoining CNN in 2017, he was a foreign correspondent for ABC News. While at ABC News, he led the network’s international coverage from front lines, uprisings, terror attacks, and natural disasters around the world. For almost ten years, he was based in Beirut, Jerusalem, and Moscow, Russia. In 2012 and 2014, he was among the first journalists to enter the Gaza Strip to cover the war with Israel. He was on the ground in Johannesburg when Nelson Mandela died, in Paris for the Charlie Hebdo massacre and, in Nepal for the devastating earthquake and Europe for the migrant and refugee crisis. He also reported extensively on Russia’s military actions in Ukraine.
Marquardt joined ABC News in 2009 from CNN, where he covered the 2008 presidential election on the campaign trail as an “embedded” off-air reporter with a number of different candidates, including then-senators Barack Obama, Joe Biden, and Clinton, as well as Governors Romney and Huckabee.
Prior to joining CNN, Marquardt was an anchor and correspondent at Channel One News, after getting his start in television news as a page at NBC following graduation from Georgetown University.
He has been nominated for a number of award functions such as the News & Documentary Emmy Award for Outstanding Investigative Report in a Newscast and his nominations include the News & Documentary Emmy Award for Outstanding Live Coverage of a Current News Story – Long Form, News & Documentary Emmy Award for Outstanding Hard News Feature Story in a Newscast, News & Documentary Emmy Award for Best Story in a Newscast among others.
Alex Marquardt Age
Alex Marquardt’s age is unclear. Born to American parents in Bahrain, he grew up in Luxembourg, Belgium, and Switzerland.
Alex Marquardt Family
Little is known about his family and their whereabouts. However, his father is known as Robert Marquardt and has a sibling, a brother called Nicholas Marquardt.
Alex Marquardt Salary
Alex Marquardt’s salary is unclear. However, Correspondent salaries at CNN can range from $95K – $102K, according to Glassdoor.
Alex Marquardt Nationality
He is of American nationality.
Alex Marquardt Height
He stands at a height of about 5 feet 8 inches tall.
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