Very sharp and highly perceptive, Morgan Brennan is an American journalist and TV anchor who has won the hearts of many Americans with her intelligent analysis of business and economic issues making waves around the country. The media personality has, over the years, showed pure class and exuded passion for her job and has sat down with top names in the world of business such as chief executives of multi-billion-dollar corporations, as well as billionaire businessmen and women to discuss the way forward in economic matters.
Having worked in different media outfits during her career, Morgan Brennan now works with CNBC, a world-famous pay television station which prides itself as a world leader in business news, as well as real-time financial market coverage. She works at CNBC as a co-anchor of Squawk Alley, a program which focuses mainly on business news.
Morgan Brennan – Bio
The exact year in which Morgan Brennan was born is not known at the moment. However, we know that she was born on the 26th day of April. The brilliant journalist grew up with her family in Brewster, a town in New York, USA.
Morgan is known to be a private person and has not revealed much about her family. In fact, the identities of her father and mother have not been shared and it is not known if she has any siblings with whom she grew up. However, some sources have claimed that her father is a property developer and landlord while her mother is a realtor. Apparently, growing up with parents like this must have pushed her to learn a lot about business later in life.
The name of the high school where Morgan Brennan had her education is still vague at the moment, but we know that she attended New York University. At first, Morgan studied Archaeology, however, she soon discovered that she had no interest in becoming an archaeologist and so, she changed her major to Media Studies and did really well. She eventually graduated from the university summa cum laude in 2009.
Following her graduation, she went on to make a name for herself as an American journalist of repute.
Morgan Brennan has become quite famous as a journalist who has made a name for herself in the American media space but the interesting thing about her is that she initially didn’t want to be a journalist; she wanted to become a musician. Growing up, Morgan had dreams of building a career in music and started chasing that dream soon after high school.
According to reports, after high school, she managed to join Sonny Music and began to work on a debut album, however, she did not succeed as a singer so she re-evaluated her chances and decided to go back to school to study and do something else. It was after this time that she attended New York University and majored in Media Studies. While in university, she interned at Newsweek International where she gained experience by writing for both the print and online version of the magazine.
After her graduation, she properly kick-started her journalism career in June 2009 when she landed a job with Forbes Media, one of America’s most popular business magazines. While with Forbes, Morgan worked with different divisions of the magazine and excelled on the job. She worked on Forbes Video Network where she acted as a producer and at the same time, she also worked as an anchor on Forbes Series.
Morgan spent about 4 years with Forbes and during this time, she worked in different capacities; as a reporter then as a producer, and even as an anchor for different programs. She worked on Forbes Life Magazine and also provided analysis on diverse business issues for the magazine. She also became an analyst on the Forbes Show on the popular Fox News Channel.
Finally, in December 2013, she quit Forbes Media and joined CNBC. Upon her arrival, she was made to serve as the general assignment reporter for about 5 years. During this time, she reported on topical finance and business news. In 2018, she became the co-host of the Squawk Alley, the CNBC live show which discusses business, finance and economic matters. She continues to work in this capacity today.
Salary and Net Worth
Being a private person, nothing much has been known about Morgan Brennan’s salary and net worth. At the moment, her net worth is under review. However, it is expected that she has raked in quite a substantial amount of money over the years in the course of her career. She has been with Forbes Media and has also worked with CNBC, both of which happen to be very reputable media organizations that pay quite well.
Sources have shown that average reporters in America are paid between $600,000 to $680,000 annually. It is expected that Morgan has made much more than this having worked in different capacities as a co-host and reporter.