Jeanne Moos Biography
Jeanne Moos is an American media personality serving as a national news correspondent for CNN and based at the network’s studios in Manhattan. She previously worked at WPTZ in Plattsburgh, New York, as the station’s first female correspondent.
Jeanne Moos Age
Moos was born on May 21, 1950, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Jeanne Moos Height
She stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches tall.
Jeanne Moos Education
Moos attended the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University where she earned a bachelor’s degree in TV-Radio.
Jeanne Moos Parents
Jeanne is the daughter of Glenn Moos and Miriam Moos. Her father is Australian. She has not disclosed much information regarding her family and therefore it’s not known if she has any siblings.
Jeanne Moos Husband
Moos has kept her private life off the limelight and it’s therefore not known if she is dating, single or married. It’s also not known if she has any kids since she hasn’t disclosed any information regarding her private life.
Jeanne Moos CNN
Moos joined CNN in 1981 as a reporter and currently serves as a national news correspondent based in New York. Here, she has covered national and international issues and ground-breaking news and features, but she soon carved out a niche with her off-beat, thoughtful reporting on the quirkier aspects of life. Since the 1995 debut of “Making the MOOSt of It,” Moos has examined everything from three-legged pantyhose to two-headed turtles and recently has focused her reports on the quirky angles of the 2008 presidential campaign. Her reports now appear during Out Front as “MOOSt Unusual.”
Before producing her distinctive reports, Moos covered developments at the United Nations during the Gulf War, and her coverage earned her the 1991 Korn/Ferry International Journalism Award. Additionally, in 1989, Moos reported on the Beijing student uprising and interviewed Soviet Premier Mikhail Gorbachev. She also has covered cases involving political corruption, most notably Abscam in 1981.
Prior to joining CNN, Moos served as a correspondent at WPTZ-TV, the NBC affiliate in Plattsburgh, N.Y. When she arrived in 1976, she was the first woman correspondent hired by the station. While at WPTZ, she covered a variety of local and national stories, including the 1980 Winter Olympic Games in Lake Placid, N.Y..
Jeanne Moos Awards
Jeanne has received many awards including the 1988 Front Page Award in the Feature Category from the Newswomen’s Club of New York. In 1989, she won a News and Documentary Emmy for her part in CNN’s coverage of the Beijing uprising. Moos also was part of the CNN team that won a Golden ACE Award and DuPont Award in 1988-89 for coverage of events in China.
Jeanne Moos Controversy
In April 2014, Moos was forced to apologize following CNN’s airing of a segment titled “Man in thong: Eyes up here, Duchess!”, which was deemed “insensitive” and “racist” by viewers. In the roughly two-minute video, she mocked New Zealand Maori culture including a traditional dance, costume, a greeting ceremony, and the haka, which she described as “a cross between a Chippendales lap dance and the mating dance of an emu”.
Jeanne Moos Salary
She earns an average salary of between $86,911-$187,621.
Jeanne Moos Net Worth
Jeanne has an estimated Net Worth of $250,000-$550,000.