Terry Moran Biography
Terry Moran is an American journalist who is currently the Senior National Correspondent at ABC News who is based in Washington, D.C.
Terry covers national politics and policy, reporting from the Trump White House, the Supreme Court, and the campaign trail for all ABC News programs.
Terry Moran Age
Terry was born on December 9, 1959, in Chicago, Illinois, U.S. He is 59 years old as of 2018.
Terry Moran Wife
Terry has been married twice. He was first married to Karen Osler in the late 1980s.
Later in 2015, he became engaged to his second wife, Johanna Cox. Johanna is a Chinese language linguist and China intelligence analyst who previously worked as a journalist at Elle magazine.
Johanna was the winner of the reality TV show Stylista. The couple has three children. He also has a child from his first marriage.
Terry Moran Early Life
Terry was born in Chicago, Illinois and grew up in Mount Prospect, Illinois and Barrington Hills, Illinois.
In 1982, he graduated from Lawrence University where he majored in English and edited the school newspaper, The Lawrentian.
After leaving Lawrence University, he received a Thomas J. Watson Fellowship for “purposeful, independent exploration outside the United States awarded to graduating seniors nominated by one of 40 partner colleges.”
Terry’s project focused on economic development, with an emphasis on foreign capital investment, in four rural communities of the West of Ireland.
Terry Moran Career
Terry began his journalism career at The New Republic magazine. He later worked as a reporter and editor at the Washington D.C.-based Legal Times.
Later from 1992 to 1997, he worked as a news correspondent and anchor for Court TV. While there, he rose to national prominence covering the trials in Los Angeles of Lyle and Erik Menendez and O.J. Simpson.
He also got known for his reporting on the Bosnian war crimes trials at The Hague and the U.S. Supreme Court confirmation hearings for Justices Clarence Thomas, Stephen Breyer, and Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
Terry Moran ABC News
Terry joined ABC News in 1997. From 1998 to 1999, he served as the primary correspondent assigned to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Later from September 1999 to November 2005, he served as ABC News’ Chief White House Correspondent. He covered the presidencies of Bill Clinton and George W. Bush.
He was a co-anchor of Nightline. He continued his political coverage, reporting on the presidential campaigns of 2008 and 2012, the rise of the Tea Party, and other major developments.
Terry also traveled frequently overseas, covering the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and the “Arab Spring” uprisings in Egypt, Libya, and Syria.
As ABC’s Chief Foreign Correspondent, he led the network’s coverage on major international stories, from Brexit to the migrant crisis in Europe, to the civil wars Syria and Ukraine, to major terror attacks in London, Paris, Brussels, Berlin, and elsewhere.
When Terry was named ABC’s Chief Foreign Correspondent, the then-president of ABC News Ben Sherwood said, “Terry’s range as a reporter is exceptional.
He is equally adept interviewing a confessed hit man in one of Mexico’s most notorious gangs as he is breaking down some of the most complex Supreme Court decisions…A brilliant writer and gifted storyteller, Terry has the ability to see the story no one else sees, explain its importance to the audience, and do it all in a stylish and compelling way.”
Terry Moran Net Worth and Salary
Terry has a net worth of $5 million. His salary has not been revealed yet.
Terry Moran Awards
Over the years, Terry’s journalism work has been recognized with many awards.
- The George Foster Peabody Award
- The Emmy Award
- The Merriman Smith Award from the White House Correspondents’
- Association (twice)
- The Thurgood Marshall Journalism Award