Charlie D’Agata Biography
Charlie D’Agata is an American Correspondent, Assignment Editor, and reporter working for CBS News in London Bureau. He joined the station in 2011 and served as a senior foreign reporter.
Charlie D’Agata Education
After graduating from high school and earning his High School Diploma in General Education, he had to further his education. He joined Colorado State University to pursue his career course. After completing his studies there, he obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism.
Charlie D’Agata Career
D’Agata is a Correspondent, Assignment Editor, and reporter at CBS News. He reports for all CBS News broadcasts and platforms, including the “CBS Evening News” and “CBS This Morning.” D’Agata first joined CBS News as a chief overseas correspondent for CBS Radio. From there, he became a London correspondent for CBS Newspath. His career started in 1992 in London as an Assignment Editor for ABC News.
He and his team were among the first Western journalists to reach eastern Mosul in reporting on the fight against ISIS. Before that, he covered the offensive to liberate Fallujah and embedded with Kurdish Peshmerga in the battle for Sinjar. In 2003 before the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq, he was the first American journalist in Baghdad for 10 months. In addition to that, he worked for APTN in London until 2002 as a correspondent prior to joining the CBS News team. His international career began in 1992 as Assignment Editor for ABC News in London.
In addition to their reporting, they reported from Benghazi, Libya as the first journalists. This was when Islamic militants launched a coordinated attack on the U.S. Consulate. Later, it resulted in the deaths of three U.S. personnel and Ambassador Christopher Stevens. Furthermore, he covered the earthquake and tsunami in Japan that triggered a nuclear crisis at the Fukushima power plant. He also covered the earthquakes in Italy and the Asian tsunami.
D’Agata has also worked as a correspondent for many other international events including terror attacks in Europe, the upheavals during the Arab Spring, Queen Elizabeth’s Golden Jubilee, the Royal Wedding of William and Catherine, and the death of Pope John Paul II and succession to Pope Benedict. Prior to that, he served at CBS Newspath, the affiliate news service of CBS News; Newspath’s first internationally based correspondent as the London correspondent. From 2002 to 2005, he served as CBS Radio’s chief overseas correspondent.
Charlie D’Agata Age
D’Agata is 52 years old as of 2022. He was born on June 16, 1970, in Lawrence, Mass. D’Agata celebrates his birthday on the 16th of June every year.
Charlie D’Agata Height
D’Agata stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 8 inches.
Charlie D’Agata Family
D’Agata was born and raised in Lawrence, Massachusetts. He has managed to keep his personal life away from the limelight hence he has not disclosed any information about his parents. It is also not known if he has any siblings.
Charlie D’Agata Wife
D’Agata is very private about his personal life therefore it is not known if he is in any relationship. There are also no rumors of him being in any past relationship with anyone.
Charlie D’Agata Net Worth
D’Agata has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned from his successful career as a Correspondent, Assignment Editor, and reporter.
Charlie D’Agata Salary
D’Agata earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.
His work helped earn numerous Edward R. Murrow awards for CBS News, primarily for his coverage throughout Iraq and inside Syria. D’Agata and his team led the coverage of the migrant crisis that contributed to CBS News winning both the prestigious 2017 Alfred I. DuPont-Columbia University Award and the Sigma Delta Chi award. In 2013, he earned the Overseas Press Club Award for the dramatic story of the crackdown in Cairo following the Egyptian revolution.
Charlie D’Agata CBS News
D’Agata works at CBS News where he works alongside other famous CBS News anchors, reporters, meteorologists, and sports anchors including;
- Norah O’Donnell
- Anthony Mason
- Enrique Acevedo
- Sharyn Alfonsi
- Serena Altschul
- Jim Axelrod
- Nikki Battiste
- David Begnaud
- Manuel Bojorquez
- Rita Braver
- Nancy Chen
- Nancy Cordes
- Robert Costa
- Lee Cowan
- Jan Crawford
- Adriana Diaz