Carl Cameron Biography
Carl Cameron is an American television journalist. He is also a former reporter for Fox News Channel. He spent his childhood life in Iran. His father worked as an archaeologist. He grew up in New Hampshire. He went to Bates College.
Carl Cameron Age
He was born on 22 September 1961 in the United States. He is 57 years old as of 2018.
Carl Cameron Spouse|Carl Cameron Kids
He is married to Moira Hopkins. Moira Hopkins is Fox News technician. He hasn’t revealed detailed info about his wife. They also rarely make a public appearance together. Carl had been married to Pauline Cameron and had two children.
Carl Cameron Career, Fox News, WMUR-TV
He began his media career in 1985 at radio stations WFEA and WZID in Manchester, New Hampshire. He was first hired as a salesman at WFEA. Carl broke into broadcasting when the weatherman was sick one day. He later worked as political director for WMUR-TV, the ABC affiliate in Manchester. He was hired by the new Fox News, covering the 1996 presidential election in 1995.
He joined Fox News full-time as its first Capitol Hill Correspondent in 1996. He had also covered every presidential election; Shepard Smith dubbed him “Campaign Carl” and he is often introduced on-air by that nickname. Fox News named Cameron its first Chief Political Correspondent. This was after the 2000 elections. After the 2004 elections, he was also named its first Chief White House Correspondent.
In June 2006, Cameron returned to his job as Chief Political Correspondent. He was to cover the 2006 midterm elections and prepare for the 2008 presidential campaign. He has also broken several stories including the breaches of security at the DEA and other Federal agencies in 2001 by Israelis claiming to be art students and George W. Bush’s 1976 drunk driving arrest. Cameron announced his retirement from Fox News on August 22, 2017.
Carl Cameron Net Worth|Carl Cameron Assets
He has an estimated net worth of $6 million
Carl Cameron Reception
Cameron was several times named a top reporter by the state Associated Press Broadcasters Association. He was also named as a radio reporter in New Hampshire. He was named by both The Philadelphia Inquirer and The Washington Post described him as “smart” and “brash”. Cameron posted a news story on the Fox News website. It included fabricated quotes from John Kerry in 2004. The Senator purportedly called himself a “metrosexual” and Bush a “cowboy”. Fox News spokesman Paul Schur later said it was intended to be an internal joke not for publication. The network apologized for the piece. Cameron was also reprimanded.
In June 2009, Washingtonian Magazine named Cameron one of the top 50 journalists in the nation’s capital. It said that, players on both sides of the aisle trust ‘Campaign Carl’ and know that his reporting is second to none. A 2012 profile described Cameron as a very hard-working journalist. The profile was in The New York Times. He was often considered “a member of the home team” at Republican campaign events. Reporters from rival networks characterized him as collegial and unbiased in his reporting. His “less polished” appearance was said to contrast with that of other Fox reporters; NBC News’ Chuck Todd, an avowed fan of Cameron’s, quipped