Jan Crawford Biography
Jan Crawford is well known American journalist, author and attorney. She is known for serving as the political correspondent and chief legal correspondent for CBS News and also previously for ABC News. Crawford appears on CBS Evening News, Face the Nation, CBS This Morning, and CBS News Sunday Morning.
Jan Crawford Education
Crawford graduated from the University of Alabama in 1987.
Jan Crawford CBS News
Jan Crawford is the chief legal correspondent for CBS News, and she appears often on “CBS Evening News,” “CBS This Morning,” and “Face the Nation,” as well as CBS News Radio and CBSNews.com. Crawford began working for CBS News in October of 2009. From 2005 to 2006, she was a regular contributor to CBS News.
Crawford is a well-known Supreme Court expert whose 2007 book, “Supreme Conflict: The Inside Story of the Struggle for Control of the United States Supreme Court” (Penguin Press), received widespread acclaim and quickly became a New York Times bestseller.
She began covering the Court for the Chicago Tribune in 1994 and has since worked as a law and politics correspondent for all ABC News programs, as well as a Supreme Court commentator for PBS’ The NewsHour With Jim Lehrer and a legal analyst for CBS News’ “CBS Evening News” and “Face the Nation.”
She has covered nearly all of the major judicial nominations and confirmation hearings over the last 15 years, gaining access to key sources in the White House, Justice Department, and Congress.
She was granted her first network television interview by Chief Justice John Roberts, one of the few interviews she was able to secure with five current members of the Supreme Court, as well as retired Justice Sandra Day O’Connor. Crawford also spoke with Justice John Paul Stevens, who was 86 at the time, as well as Justices Clarence Thomas, Antonin Scalia, and Stephen Breyer, in his first broadcast interview.
Crawford’s in-depth stories on the Bush administration’s legal war on terror, as well as her exclusive findings on controversial interrogation techniques used on terror detainees, have garnered widespread praise and have been credited with sparking legislative hearings. She was designated one of Washington’s top journalists by Washingtonian Magazine.
She began her career as a reporter at the Chicago Tribune in 1987, and after graduating from the University of Chicago Law School in 1993, she moved to the legal affairs beat. Crawford received the newspaper’s top honor in 2001 for her work as part of a team of reporters covering the 2000 presidential election and the court fights over the White House. She received the same award for her 13-part series on the post-civil rights South, which took her back to her home state of Alabama.
Jan Crawford Salary
Crawford receives an annual salary ranging between $24,292 and $72,507.
Jan Crawford Net worth
Crawford has an estimated net worth ranging between $ 1 million – $ 5 million dollars.
Jan Crawford Age
Crawford is 57 years old. She was born on 1965.
Jan Crawford Height
Crawford stands at a height of 5 feet 5 inches tall.
Jan Crawford Family
Crawford has not revealed any details concerning her family.
Jan Crawford Husband
Crawford is married to Douglas Greenburg, the two were in college together.
Jan Crawford Articles
Virginia woman raises money for Ukraine by holding borscht cooking classes
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Children’s National Hospital brings holiday joy to its patients