Lara Logan is a South African war correspondent, journalist, and television and radio host. Between 2002 to 2018, she worked as a CBS News correspondent. In late January 2007, she reported a report of fighting along Haifa Street in Baghdad, however, the CBS Evening News did not carry the information, finding it “a bit strong”.
Lara Logan Age
Lara Logan hasn’t mentioned out details on his exact age, will soon update this part.
Lara Logan Height
Lara stands at a height of 5 ft 5 in /1.65 m tall.
Lara Logan Family
Lara Logan was born and reared in Durban, South Africa, to Yolanda and Derek Logan. Lisa Herr is Lara’s younger sister. She is of white ethnicity and is of South African nationality.
Lara Logan Husband
Lara’s first marriage was to Jason Siemon, an Iowan who played professional basketball in the United Kingdom. However, the pair later divorced. She then got remarried in 2008, by Joseph Burkett, a US government defense contractor from Texas. They were both in their second marriage. The pair currently lives in Fredericksburg, Virginia, with their two children and Burkett’s daughter from a previous marriage.
Lara Logan Children
Lara has two children from her second marriage, Lola Burkett and Joseph Burkett, with Joseph Burkett, a Texas-based US government defense contractor whom she met in Afghanistan years before. Lola was born in 2010, while Joseph was born in 2008.
Lara Logan Education
Lara went to Durban Girls’ College for high school. Later, in 1992, she graduated with a degree in commerce from the University of Natal in Durban.She later earned a diploma in French language, culture, and history from the Alliance Française in Paris.
Lara Logan Salary
Lara receives an annual salary of $86,453.
Lara Logan Net Worth
Lara’s estimated net worth is $1 million.
Lara Logan Career
Lara joined Fox Nation, a subscription streaming service offered by Fox News, in January 2020. In 2019, she hosted a show called “Lara Has No Agenda.” According to the Los Angeles Times, ‘despite the “No Agenda” moniker, she does want to return to the subject of media bias.’
Lara expressed optimism that the US would exact retaliation for the 2012 Benghazi attack, in which US diplomatic staff were attacked and killed in Libya. She appeared on CBS This Morning on November 8, 2013, to apologize for an erroneous 60 Minutes report about the Benghazi attack. Due to flaws in the Benghazi report, Lara was obliged to take a leave of absence on November 26, 2013.
On February 15, 2011, CBS News issued a statement claiming that Lara had been battered and sexually abused on February 11. On May 1, 2011, CBS 60 Minutes aired an interview with her about it, in which she stated that she was speaking out because of the prevalence of mass sexual assault in Egypt. She also wanted to shatter the quiet about the sexual abuse that women reporters are hesitant to report for fear of jeopardizing their ability to do their professions.