Elizabeth MacDonald Biography – Elizabeth MacDonald Wiki
Elizabeth MacDonald is an American financial journalist. She joined Fox Business News as stocks editor, in September 2007. Prior to joining Fox Business News, she served as a senior editor at Forbes magazine where she covered the IRS, corporate accounting scandals, Washington, D.C., and created “The World’s 100 Most Powerful Women” annual list. She won a Gerald Loeb Award for her work in magazines.
Before Forbes, MacDonald covered corporate accounting scandals, the IRS, taxes, and Washington, D.C. for The Wall Street Journal, with front-page stories, Heard on the Street columns, and editorials. MacDonald was one of the first journalists in the country to sound the alarm in the mid-nineties about the coming wave of accounting scandals. MacDonald also broke stories detailing the Church of Scientology’s secret settlement with the IRS and the Kennedys’ use of the IRS to target and audit political enemies and thousands of groups and individuals, including Fair Play for Cuba, which was connected to assassin Lee Harvey Oswald, as well as allegations of political audits under the Clinton Administration.
Before The Wall Street Journal, MacDonald was a financial editor for Worth magazine and covered the IRS and taxes for Money Magazine. MacDonald reported an award-winning investigative series on IRS abuses that led to improved taxpayer rights and reforms at the IRS. Her IRS coverage led MacDonald to be called in twice to testify before Congress about IRS reforms and taxpayer rights.
MacDonald has received 14 awards which include, the Gerald Loeb Award, the Society of Professional Journalists’ Award for Outstanding Public Service reporting, and the Newswomen’s Club of New York Front Page Award for Excellence in Investigative Journalism. She also the author of the book and play “Skirting Heresy, The Life and Times of Margery Kempe”.
MacDonald is a native of Rockville Centre, New York. She attended Canisius College in Buffalo, New York, where she graduated with honors in 1984.
Elizabeth MacDonald Age
She was born on January 2, 1962, in Rockville Centre, New York, United States.
Elizabeth MacDonald Husband
Elizabeth MacDonald is single.
Elizabeth MacDonald Family
Her family is unclear.
Elizabeth MacDonald Salary
Elizabeth MacDonald’s annual salary is estimated to be of $75 thousand.
Elizabeth MacDonald Net Worth
Elizabeth MacDonald’s net worth is estimated to be of $1 million.
Elizabeth MacDonald Height
She stands at a height of 5 feet 4 inches (1.63m) tall.