Linda Wertheimer Biography
Linda Wertheimer is an American radio journalist presently working at NPR as a senior national correspondent. However, she is also a former co-host of the NPR national political correspondent.
And NPR news magazine program All Things Considered. Wertheimer served in London for the British Broadcasting Corporation and in New York City, United States for WCBS Radio previously.
Linda Wertheimer Age
Linda Wertheimer was born on March 19, 1943, Linda Cozby in Carlsbad, New Mexico, United States. She is 79 years old as of 2022.
Linda Wertheimer Height
Linda stands at a height of 5 ft 8 inches/ approx. 1.73 m tall.
Linda Wertheimer Education
In 1965, Linda attended and graduated from Wellesley College in Wellesley, Massachusetts. She received her highest alumni honor which is the Distinguished Alumna Achievement Award in 1985. Linda holds honorary degrees from Illinois Wesleyan University, Colby College, and Wheaton College also.
Linda Wertheimer Family
Linda was born to her charming and loyal parents June and Miller Cozby. As Linda Cozby and raised in Carlsbad, New Mexico, United States. Her parents were grocery store operators and owners.
Linda Wertheimer Husband
Linda is cheerful and married to her loving husband, Fred Wertheimer. He is the CEO of Democracy 21 and is the past president of Common Cause, lobbyist, attorney, and activist.
In the year 1969, the couple exchanged their vows and tied the knot. Although, the couple has not shared any details regarding their children.
Linda Wertheimer Salary
She receives an annual salary of $143,56, according to NPR News anchors/reporters’ salaries.
Linda Wertheimer’s Net Worth
Linda earns an approximated net worth of $5.5 million US dollars.
Linda Wertheimer Career
From 1974 to 1989, Linda covered a highly praised and award-winning coverage for NPR of national politics. And Congress while serving as a congressional and a national political correspondent. Linda has also covered major stories including the general elections and state presidential primaries.
She has won several awards throughout her career including for her live coverage. Of the debate in the United States Senate about the Torrijos-Carter Treaties the 1978 award. Linda for excellence in broadcast journalism won the Alfred I also. DuPont-Columbia University Silver Baton Award.