Sharyl Attkisson Married With Husband – Career Obstacles Spouse
American author and journalist Sharyl Attkisson managed to live long and healthy conjugal life with the support of her spouse throughout the difficulties she faced while building her career.
An Emmy-award-winning investigative journalist is best known for her work in the field as a reporter as well as a writer. She is a former investigative correspondent in the Washington bureau for CBS News. Sharyl is also an author of a New York Times Best Seller book ‘Stonewalled.’
Sharyl, at 22, began her broadcast journalism career as a reporter at WUFT-TV, the PBS station in Gainesville, Florida. In 1990, she accepted the position of an anchor with CNN.
Sharyl’s Career Progression: From CNN To Fox News
Three years later, she began her work with CBS as an investigative correspondent.
However, after serving CBS for 21 years, she left the network back in 2014 and reported that the reason for her decision was the media’s liberal biases.
Moreover, in 2002, Sharyl co-authored the college textbook: “Writing Right for Broadcast and Internet News.”
For her excellent work in journalism, Sharyl has been awarded the ‘Daytime Emmy Award’ for Outstanding Morning Program and the ‘News & Documentary Emmy Award for Outstanding Investigative Journalism in a Regularly Scheduled Newscast. Moreover, she was nominated for two more Emmy awards.
At present, Sharyl hosts Sinclair’s Sunday morning news program “Full Measure,” and is also the author of two New York Times bestsellers: “The Smear” and “Stonewalled.” She also continuously reports on Fox News about the current political issues.
Having attained such an impressive height in her profession, Sharyl indeed receives a decent amount in return as salary, which adds to her net worth, which currently stands around $800 thousand.
Sharyl Attkisson, an author, was born on 26 January 1961 in Sarasota, Florida. Sharyl graduated from the University of Florida with a degree in broadcast journalism in 1982.
Sharyl Attkisson and Buzzfeed: Unheard Request for Misinterpretation Correction
On 9 September 2018, Sharyl openly showed her dissatisfaction with Buzzfeed on Twitter. A Buzzfeed reporter named Tasneem Nashrulla apparently contacted Sharyl about her Media Bias chart that she didn’t hesitate to call ‘so sloppy that it was particularly remarkable.’
And Tasneem, being a senior reporter, didn’t seem respectable as she had only contacted Sharyl after publishing the article. To make things unpredictably worse, Buzzfeed actually had the audacity to refuse Sharyl’s requests to make important corrections.
Sharyl is pretty much not the kind of person to just sit and watch so she didn’t waste any time unveiling the uncharacteristic behavior of Buzzfeed in general.
Sharyl had asked Buzzfeed to correct the misimpressions the article had given, putting forward the false implication that she had used InfoWars to develop her chart. She had also particularly pointed out that the InfoWars link that was included was among a series of links at the bottom of her article.
The aim was to give people the freedom to consult different views than hers as the links included alternate media bias charts as well. But Buzzfeed said they weren’t changing anything in the article because quoting,
All in all, Buzzfeed just disregarded the important corrections and acted unprofessional, which had a lot of people questioning their subscription to the channel. People in the comments added more to Buzzfeed’s impetuous act stating that they were only ready to sprinkle more gossip than actual facts.
Blissful Married Life: Attorney Husband & Graduate Daughter
Sharyl is quite reluctant on speaking about her husband as her partner has never been brought into the limelight.
However, it is known that Sharyl Attkisson is married to James Attkisson, a retired attorney, and law enforcement officer for a long time now. The couple has a beautiful daughter as their only child, and the family resides in Northern Virginia. In May 2018, her daughter graduated and her proud mama took that beautiful moment on social media to congratulate her.
Sharyl has not shared pictures of her husband on social media to date, and they are also never spotted together in any event. However, In her book “Stonewalled” she mentioned her spouse and how he helped her through the difficulties of her career.
Even though they are not seen together much in media, they share a beautiful married life where they both support each other emotionally as well as professionally.