Catherine Herridge Bio, Wiki, Age, Husband, CBS News, Net Worth, and Salary

Catherine Herridge is a Canadian correspondent and reporter working for CBS News. She joined the station in November 2019. 

Catherine Herridge Biography

Catherine Herridge is a Canadian correspondent and reporter working for CBS News. She joined the station in November 2019 as a senior investigative correspondent.

Catherine Herridge Education

After graduating from Jarvis Collegiate Institute (high school) and earning her Diploma in General education, she had to further her education. She joined Harvard College where she obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Journalism. Herridge also attended the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and after completing his studies there, she earned her Master’s degree in Journalism.

Catherine Herridge Career

Herridge serves CBS News as an investigative correspondent covering national security and intelligence. During her tenure at CBS News, she has reported on some of the most impactful national and international security stories of our time including the House impeachment proceedings, special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia report, the military trials for the alleged suspects at Guantanamo Bay, and the 9/11 terrorist attacks from New York City. In addition to that, she interviewed President Trump after the Mueller report was released in May 2019.

Her career took her to different places in the world, she has reported from Northern Ireland, Israel, Iraq, Afghanistan, and Russia the former Yugoslavia. Prior to joining the CBS News team, she worked for FOX News Channel. During her working time there, she served as the chief intelligence correspondent. She covered the Justice Department, the Department of Homeland Security, and the intelligence community. Herridge was the first cable TV correspondent assigned to the DHS beat.

Prior to that, she worked for ABC News in London as a TV and radio correspondent. She sits on the alumni board of Harvard College and the Columbia School of Journalism. Herridge also established a national security reporting scholarship. The Congressional Medal of Honor Society awarded her in 2019 for excellence in journalism with their annual Tex McCracy Award.

Catherine Herridge Age

Herridge is 58 years old as of 2022. She was born on May 18, 1964, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Herridge celebrates her birthday on the 18th of May every year.

Catherine Herridge
Catherine Herridge

Catherine Herridge Height

Herridge stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 5 inches.

Catherine Herridge Family

Herridge was born and raised in Toronto, Ontario, Canada in a military family.

Catherine Herridge Husband

Herridge is married to her better half Lt Col JD Hayes. Hayes is a West Point graduate. Herridge and Hayes are proud parents to their two boys. The family resides in Washington, D.C. On June 6, 2006, she donated a portion of her liver to her infant son who was diagnosed with biliary atresia.

Catherine Herridge Net Worth

Herridge has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned from her successful career as a correspondent and reporter.

Catherine Herridge Salary

Herridge earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.


Apart from her journalism career, she is also an author. She authored The Next Wave: On the Hunt for Al Qaeda’s American Recruits in 2011. The book exposed the post-9/11 threat of homegrown terrorism, how social media is the lifeblood of the digital jihadist, and the profound influence of the first American on the CIA’s kill or capture list, Anwar al-Awlaki.

Catherine Herridge CBS News

Herridge works at CBS News where he works alongside other famous CBS News anchors, reporters, meteorologists, and sports anchors including;

  1. John Dickerson
  2. Seth Doane
  3. Tony Dokoupil
  4. Jericka Duncan
  5. Vladimir Duthiers
  6. Carter Evans
  7. Pamela Falk
  8. Major Garrett
  9. Jeff Glor
  10. Caitlin Huey-Burns
  11. Ramy Inocencio
  12. Dana Jacobson
  13. Gayle King
  14. Ian Lee
  15. Lilia Luciano
  16. Michelle Miller
  17. Erin Moriarty
  18. Ed O’Keefe
  19. Meg Oliver
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