Carl Leubsdorf Biography

Carl is an American journalist and columnist. Currently he is Washington columnist for The Dallas Morning News . where he was, as a Washington bureau chief from 1981 through 2008. He is the current secretary of the Gridiron Club and is a past president of both that organization and the White House Correspondents’ Association. It was at the WHCA dinner in April , 1997, that Carl was momentarily roasted, to his delight, by guest speaker Jon Stewart.

Carl Leubsdorf Age

Carl was born on March 17, 1938, in New York City, United States.

Carl Leubsdorf Career

Carl is a columnist at The Dallas Morning News and the current secretary of the Gridiron Club and is a past president of both that organization and the White House Correspondents’ Association. He has worked as a staff writer for the Associated Press (1960–1975) in New Orleans, New York, and Washington; as a chief political writer for the AP 1972 to 1975 ; and as Washington correspondent for The Baltimore Sun 1976 1981 prior to his engagement with The Dallas Morning News .

Carl Leubsdorf Salary

Carl Salary estimates is still under review , this section shall be updated once information is available.

Carl Leubsdorf Net Worth

Carl has an estimated Net Worth of between 3 million USD to 5 Billion USD as of 2020 . These includes his Assets, Money, and Income. His primary source of income is his career as a journalist and columnist. Through his various sources of income, he has been able to accumulate a good fortune but prefers to lead a modest lifestyle

Carl Leubsdorf Family

Carl was born to parents Bertha and Karl Leubsdorf, both pre-World War II Jewish immigrants from Germany. His father worked for Carl Pforzheimer ,and his mother was a mathematician who endowed the Karl and Bertha Leubsdorf Gallery at Hunter College in honor of her husband . It is not known whether he has any brothers and sisters .

Carl leubsdorf Wife

Carl has been married twice. His first encounter spouse was Carolyn Stockmeyer , whom he divorced after God blessed them with four children . Carolyn served as the finance communications director for the Republican National Committee (1982 to 1989) and the Agriculture Department’s publications editor during the Bush administration . they had one son, Carl Leubsdorf Jr. In 1982, later married Susan Page who currently works at Washington Bureau Chief for USA Today, in a non-denominational ceremony in Washington, D.C.

Carl Leubsdorf Wife, Susan Page

Susan Page born February 12, 1951 , is an American journalist and biographer, and the current Washington Bureau Chief for USA Today. Susan has covered six White House administrations and 10 presidential elections and interviewed the past nine presidents. She founded and hosts an award-winning video newsmaker series for USA Today, “Capital Download.” She appears frequently on cable news networks as an analyst and often guest-hosted The Diane Rehm Show, which was syndicated on National Public Radio

She was the first woman to serve as music chairperson of the Gridiron Club show and was the president of the club, the oldest association of journalists in Washington, in 2011. She was president of the White House Correspondents Association in 2000. Also served as chairperson of the Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Awards and has twice been a juror for the Pulitzer Prizes.

Her first book was published in 2019, a biography of former First Lady Barbara Bush titled The Matriarch: Barbara Bush and the Making of an American Dynasty. And in 2019, she signed a deal to write a biography of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, tentatively titled Madam Speaker: Nancy Pelosi and the Arc of Power .

Carl Leubsdorf Education

Carl attended the Ethical Culture Fieldston School, later joined Cornell University, where he worked for the Cornell Daily Sun and held the title of Associate Editor. He was elected Phi Beta Kappa and graduated with honors in 1959 with a degree in government. And earned an M.S. with honors in journalism from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism .

 

 

 

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