Lee Cowan Biography
Lee Cowan is an American journalist, he is known for being the CBS News National Correspondent for the CBS Evening News and co-anchor for CBS Sunday Morning. Cowan is an Emmy award-winning journalist having his reports on all CBS News broadcasts and platforms.
Lee Cowan Education
Cowan graduated from the University of Washington in 1988 with a double major in communications and speech communications.
Lee Cowan CBS News
Lee Cowan is an Emmy Award-winning journalist who works for CBS Sunday Morning as a national correspondent and co-anchor. He also contributes to all CBS News broadcasts and platforms.
Cowan, who is based in Los Angeles, has interviewed a wide range of news and entertainment figures, including First Lady Michelle Obama, pop artist Bruno Mars, comedy legend Carol Burnett, and tennis legend Billie Jean King. He’s also covered topics like the nation’s public defender system, the Navajo Nation’s water crisis, and childhood starvation.
Cowan spent the first two decades of his nearly 30-year career at CBS News, which spanned two decades. He covered the terrorist attacks of September 11th, Hurricane Katrina’s aftermath, the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan, the 2006 strife in Beirut, and the 2006 tsunami in Indonesia for CBS.
Cowan was assigned to cover the campaign and election of President Barack Obama, the tsunami in Japan in 2011, the Libyan crisis, and the royal wedding of Prince William and Catherine Middleton as a national reporter for NBC News, where he reported for “NBC Nightly News,” “Today,” and MSNBC.
Cowan formerly worked as a researcher for CBS News’ “CBS News Nightwatch” and then the “CBS Evening News” in Washington, D.C., and as a correspondent for CBS Newspath, CBS News’ 24-hour news service.
His reporting career began at WLWT-TV in Cincinnati, where he worked as an anchor and reporter. Prior to that, he worked as a weekend anchor for KCOY-TV in Santa Maria, Calif., and as an anchor and reporter for WWMT-TV in Kalamazoo, Mich. Cowan worked as a news director and anchor at NBC station KIEM-TV in Eureka, California, before joining KCOY-TV.
Lee Cowan Salary
Cowan receives an annual salary ranging between $24,292 and $72,507.
Lee Cowan Net worth
Cowan has an estimated net worth ranging between $ 1 million – $ 5 million dollars.
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Lee Cowan Age
Cowan is 56 years old as of 2021. He was born on May 1, 1965 in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Lee Cowan Height
Cowan stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches tall.
Lee Cowan Family
Cowan was born to Leland B. Cowan, a surgical and radiation oncologist, and Constance W. Cowan.
Lee Cowan Wife
Cowan is married to Molly Palmer, the two got married in 2012. The couple has a son Kevin Cowan.