The business of reporting events can often be risky and dangerous and requires people of great guts and extreme skill which is precisely what the journalist Nancy Cordes brings to the table. The congressional correspondent for CBS has made a good name for herself as one who would go to great lengths to unearth the truth.
In her career that has spanned decades, she has been lauded for covering topical issues and handling them with tact. She juggles her career in addition to being a wife and mother. Read on for a full expose into her life.
Nancy Cordes’ Bio and Age
Nancy Cordes was born on the 10th day of August 1970 in Los Angeles but was raised in Hawaii where she moved with the rest of her family when she was still little. In Hawaii, they resided on the islands of Kauai and Oahu which was where little Nancy had her early education. Details are scanty about the other members of her family, but her mother Linda Weiner is a pediatrician so Nancy certainly did not get her passion for all things news from her.
She had her early education in Honolulu graduating from the Punahou school before proceeding to the University of Pennsylvania from where she successfully graduated Suma cum laude in 1995. Next, she went for further studies at The Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs located at Princeton University and graduated with a Masters Degree in Public Policy.
Cordes’ career kicked off immediately after her studies at the University of Pennsylvania when she went back to Honolulu to work with KHNL-TV in the capacity of a reporter. She did this for two years from 1995 until 1997 before she went to Princeton to obtain her master’s degree.
After her studies, Nancy returned in 1999 to pursue her career better equipped to handle bigger positions. She took up the position of a reporter for WJLA-TV which is located in Washington DC. There, she covered some very important events in history such as the September 11 attack o the Pentagon, the presidential race of the year 2000, the sniper attacks in DC as well as high profile missions like the Bosnian peacekeeping efforts.
In 2003, the reporter whose profile had become very well recognized in the media made yet another career move to NewsOne, an affiliate of ABC news. She did not stay long there as ABC soon recognized her value and moved her to the mother network in 2005. At ABC, Nancy Cordes worked as the New York correspondent covering many sensitive stories and reporting on all major happenings such as hurricane Katrina of 2005 which was tagged the costliest Atlantic hurricane having recorded damages to the tune of $125.0 billion.
Although she was receiving more attention than ever, the sensational reporter did not seem to find a lasting stay at ABC, so in 2007, she made a major career move to CBS where she is still date. This is her longest stay with one network since the inception of her career.
Who is Her Husband if Married?
Nancy Cordes met her husband Harald Cordes sometime in 2003. It is not certain how they met, but they started dating almost Immediately and were together until their love culminated into a marriage 3 years later in 2006. The union saw to the birth of their first child, a daughter they named Lila in 2008 and a second child, a son they named Noah in 2010.
Being the one who often dissects the happenings around, Nancy Cordes has done her absolute best to stay off the news and keep her family affairs to herself. However, from the much that can be gleaned from her social media handles, she is a very loving and hands-on mom who despite her busy schedule at work, still finds time to carter for her family members.
Nancy Cordes’ Net Worth
You can’t be as good as Nancy Cordes is at what she does and not have a good financial value to show for it. For covering some very topical and dangerous issue such as the war in Iraq which other reporters would ordinarily shy away from, there is no doubt that she was handsomely rewarded. More so, her impeccable work ethics made her highly sought-after among networks.
From all of her endeavors, the sensational reporter’s net worth has been pegged at $2 million with her annual salary estimated to be $750, 000. However, there are recent reports that her net worth took a hike in the last few years of working with CBS. These sources place her current net worth at $6 million, but the figure has not been
Height and Body
The reporter is gorgeous and curvy in all the right places. Maybe it’s the demand of her job or the fact that she has to juggle so many things, but she has maintained a trim and fit physique. Among the features that distinguish her are her brown hair, eyes and her body Measurement of 39-28-39 inches for bust, waist, and hips. Nancy Cordes stands tall at 5 ft 6 inches with a weight of 69kg.