CBS might be more popular for its entertainment programs like The Big Bang Theory or Late Night with Stephen Colbert but it also boasts of a popular news programming that features journalists like Meg Oliver. She has been at the network since 2005 when she started out as a freelance reporter before she became a permanent staff of the network in 2006.
Meg Oliver’s journalism career has spanned over two decades with the journalist covering several important stories across America and the world as a whole. Apart from being a correspondent, she has also worked extensively as an anchor, making her one of the more rounded journalists in news broadcasting today.
Here’s a look at Meg Oliver’s career and life below.
Meg Oliver’s Biography
Meg Oliver was born on the 7th of December 1979. Before she became known to the rest of the American public as Meg Oliver, she was born Megan Elisabeth Oliver in Birmingham, Michigan to parents whose identities are at the moment unknown.
Right from her childhood days, Meg Oliver was a brilliant student and it manifested in her academic life through high school at Marian High School to university at the University of Montana, where she earned herself a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, in fulfillment of a childhood dream.
Following the completion of her academic journey, during which she had worked as an intern for ABC’s show, Good Morning America, Meg Oliver started her professional journey at KECI-TV in October 1993 as a reporter.
She worked for KECI-TV for a year before departing for a place at KCFW-TV as a reporter and an anchor. The growth in her career and accumulation of experience continued at Northwest Cable News, working for the network between 1995 and 1997 across two cities – Seattle, Washington and Boise, Idaho.
Meg Oliver’s time at Northwest Cable News came to an end in 1997 and she joined WTIC-TV as a reporter for a year before she worked for other stations like WWJ-TV, WKBD-TV. Her first stint at CBS began in May 2005 after she had worked for three years for KGPE-TV in Fresno, California.
She started out as a freelance reporter for CBS before she got a permanent role in March 2006 as an anchor for one of the network’s news shows, Up to the Minute. Her first stint with CBS lasted till 2009 when she joined ABC News as a correspondent.
After reporting for the weekend edition of Good Morning America and ABC World News, she returned to CBS in 2015 and continued her role as a correspondent, reporting on shows like CBS Evening News and CBS This Morning. She also sometimes fills as an anchor on the shows.
Husband or Boyfriend
The personal life of the beautiful is not such a mysterious on after all. She has been living a triumphant professional life for a couple of years and that has also been extended to her personal life.
Meg Oliver is married to a man named John, who happens to be a Harvard graduate and works as a corporate lawyer. We do not know much about the beginning of their relationship other than the fact they were introduced to each other by a mutual friend but they have been married for over 15 years, having gotten married in 2002.
The long-lasting marriage has not only been a source of joy for Meg Oliver and her husband but it has also produced three children – two boys and a daughter.
While Meg Oliver has chosen to keep names of her children away from the media, her social media page (Instagram – @megolivertv) is filled with her showing off her children and her husband.
Net Worth and Salary
As far as lucrative industries are concerned, journalism is one of its more lucrative ones in the world, especially in America where news media has extensive reach and thus make them a smart choice for advertisers. Meg Oliver has been on the receiving end of one of the available wealth in this industry.
Her exact salary cannot be determined as of this moment, but considering the average salary for her industry stands between $90,000 to $120,000 per year and some of her peers who have a similar experience and role have been known to earn as much as $400,000 per year, there is no disputing the fact that Meg Oliver’s salary is well into six figures.
And as for her net worth, the lack of information regarding her salary has made it difficult to calculate her exact net worth but she is believed to be worth some millions of dollars.