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Lee Cowan Biography – Lee Cowan Wiki
Lee Cowan is an American journalist. He is a national correspondent and a substitute anchor for “CBS Sunday Morning.” Previously, Cowan served as a correspondent for CBS Newspath, CBS News’ 24-hour news service, and was a researcher for CBS News’ “CBS News Nightwatch” and then for the “CBS Evening News” in Washington, D.C. Cowan has spent more than two decades of his nearly 30-year career at CBS News spread over two periods. Working for CBS he’s covered the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina; the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the 2006 conflict in Beirut, and the 2006 tsunami in Indonesia.
He has conducted interviews with a variety of news and entertainment personalities including First Lady Michelle Obama, pop star Bruno Mars, comedy great Carol Burnett, and tennis legend Billie Jean King. He has also covered issues ranging from the nation’s public defender system, the water crisis on the Navajo Nation, and childhood hunger.
Prior to joining CBS, he worked for NBC News. As a national correspondent from NBC News he was reporting for the “NBC Nightly News,” “Today” and MSNBC, Cowan was assigned to cover the campaign and election of President Barack Obama the tsunami in Japan in 2011, the crisis in Libya, and the royal wedding of Prince William and Catherine Middleton. Cowan’s reporting career started in local news, serving as an anchor and reporter for WLWT-TV in Cincinnati. Prior to that, he was an anchor and reporter WWMT-TV, in Kalamazoo, Mich., and a weekend anchor for KCOY-TV in Santa Maria, Calif. Before joining KCOY-TV, Cowan held positions as news director and anchor at NBC affiliate KIEM-TV Eureka, California. Born in Salt Lake City Utah, he graduated in 1988 from the University of Washington with a double major in communications and speech communications.
Lee Cowan Age
He was born on May 1, 1965, in Salt Lake City, Utah, United States.
Lee Cowan Wife
He is married to his wife Molly Palmer. His wife is a producer on NBC’s “Today.” The two were married in 2012. On December 23, 2016, they welcomed their child, Kevin Cowan, and later welcomed their second son, Harrison Leland Cowan born on March 9, 2019.
Lee Cowan Family
He is the son of Leland B. Cowan, a surgical and radiation oncologist, and Constance W. Cowan.
Lee Cowan Salary
He earns an estimated annual salary of $70 thousand.
Lee Cowan Net Worth
Lee Cowan’s net worth is estimated to be $1 million.