Norah O’Donnell – A Professional Television Journalist and Reporter, Famous for CBS Evening News and 60 Minutes, Who Started Her Career in The Year 1984

Who is Norah O’Donnell?

Norah O’Donnell is a big name in the entertainment industry. She is a professional television journalist and reporter. She is a well-known face to people who watch the CBS Evening News and 60 Minutes.

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Bio

Norah O’Donnell was born on the 23rd of January, 1974 under the name Norah Morahan O’Donnell in Washington, D.C., the United States. She is the daughter of Francis O’Donnell and Mrs. O’Donnell. Francis is a doctor as well as the commander of the US Army whereas the detail about her mother’s profession is unknown. Talking about her educational qualifications, Norah attended the Douglas MacArthur High School located in San Antonio, Texas, United States. For further studies, she attended Georgetown University and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in philosophy. Norah also received a Master’s degree from the same university in liberal studies.

More about Norah O’Donnell

Norah’s star sign is Aquarius. She stands to 5 feet and 7 inches in height whereas her weight is around 60 kilograms. Talking about her body measurement, her breast size in 36 inches, Waist size is 27 inches, and hip size is 37 inches. She is a Roman Catholic by religion. Furthermore, Norah has an American nationality and she belongs to Irish ethnicity. She has a beautiful pair of blue eyes with brown hair.

Furthermore, Norah has a book published under her name titled Baby Love: Healthy, Easy, Delicious Meals for Your Baby and Toddler along with her husband on the 31st of August, 2010.

Dating and Marriage

Norah O’Donnell married Geoff Tracy, a chef in June of 2001. The couple is together since then. They have three children together, twins named Grace and Henry O’Donnell and a daughter named Riley Norah Tracy.

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Social Media

Norah has Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. Her Instagram id is @norahodonnell. She has more than 101.7k followers on Instagram. Furthermore, her Twitter id is @NorahODonnell. She has more than 224.9 k followers on Twitter.

The Career of Norah O’Donnell

Norah started her career in the year 1984, where she worked as a language instructor for the Korean Educational Development Institute. Later, in 1994, she became the panelist for the show National Empowerment Television. She worked there for a total of two years.

NBC News/MSNBC

Norah then started working for the NBC News/ MSNBC since 1999. She became the Washington Bureau reporter for the news channel. Furthermore, she also started to announce the news for Weekend Today from 1999. In the same year, she became the MSNBC Live fill-in newsreader. She stayed in these positions till 2011. In 2000, The news channel made Norah the Dateline NBC contributing reporter. Three years later, she became the NBC News White House reporter. Then in 2005, Norah successfully became the MSNBC Chief White House reporter. She left the news channel in 2011.

CBS News

Norah then joined the CBS News in 2011. She became the Chief White House reporter from 2011 to 2012. In 2011, she was the fill-in announcer in the CBS Evening News. She stayed in the position till May of 2019. Similarly, in 2012, Norah became the CBS This Morning co-announcer and stayed in the position till May of 2019. Norah has been the fill-in host and reporter for Face the Nation to date since 2011. She also is the reporter for 60 minutes from 2013 to date. In 2019, The CBS News appointed Norah as the CBS Evening News announcer and the managing director.

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The Net Worth of Norah O’Donnell

Norah is a big personality in the entertainment and news industry. She has made her name with her headstrong opinions and great personality. Her net worth is estimated to be around $7 to $8 million.

Achievements and Awards

Norah O’Donnell is a wonderful and talented woman who has been recognized by many for her talents and career achievements. She is considered one of Washington’s 100 most powerful women, according to the Washington Magazine. She also falls under the Top 100 Irish Americans list in the Irish Magazine. Furthermore, on the 11th of September, 2001, people awarded Norah with the Sigma Delta Chi Award. Norah is also a recipient of Emmy awards in 2001 and 2018. 

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