Erin Moriarty Biography
Erin Moriarty is an American nine-time Emmy Award-winning news reporter, host, and correspondent working for CBS News Network. She joined the network in 1986 as a consumer correspondent.
Erin Moriarty Education
Moriarty attended Upper Arlington High School where she earned her Diploma in General Education. From there, she had to further her education. She joined the Ohio State University Moritz College of Law. After completing her studies there, she obtained a degree in behavioral sciences and a law degree in 1977. Furthermore, she is licensed to practice law in Ohio and Maryland.
Erin Moriarty Career
Moriarty is a correspondent, host, and news reporter at CBS News. She has over three decades of journalism experience. Moriarty has been a correspondent on “48 Hours” since 1990. Her work features on all CBS News broadcasts and platforms, including the CBS News Streaming Network, “CBS Mornings,” and “CBS Sunday Morning.” In addition to that, she is the host of “My Life of Crime,” the host of the true-crime podcast.
During her tenure at CBS News, she has covered some of the biggest crime and justice stories including the controversial case of Brooke Skylar Richardson, a young Ohio woman tried – and acquitted – for murdering her newborn baby, the ongoing story of millionaire Robert Durst, and the wrongful conviction of Ryan Ferguson.
She also reported on such major national and international news stories including the heist of artwork from the Isabella Gardner Art Museum in Boston, the war in Iraq, the Oklahoma City bombing, the death of Princess Diana, and the mass shootings in Aurora, Colorado. and Newtown, Connecticut.
While working as an attorney, she examined some of the most important social and legal issues of the day including spousal abuse, DNA testing of evidence in death-row cases, cold cases, and wrongful convictions. Her journalism career job began in 1986 as a consumer correspondent for “CBS This Morning” and then the “CBS Evening News with Dan Rather.
Prior to joining the CBS News team, she worked for WMAQ-TV in Chicago as a consumer reporter from 1983 to 1986. Her career also took her to Columbus, Ohio. While there, she worked at WCMH-TV as a reporter from 1979 to 1980. She also served at WJZ-TV in Baltimore from 1980 to 1982, and at WJKW-TV in Cleveland, Ohio from 1982 to 1983.
Erin Moriarty Age
Moriarty is 70 years old as of 2022. She was born on April 6, 1952, in Cincinnati, Ohio, United States. Moriarty celebrates her birthday on the 6th of April every year.
Erin Moriarty Height
Moriarty stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 5 inches.
Erin Moriarty Family
Moriarty was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, and raised in Columbus, Ohio. She has managed to keep her personal life away from the limelight hence she has not disclosed any information about her parents. It is also not known if she has any siblings.
Erin Moriarty Husband
Moriarty is married to her better half James Edwin Musurca. James is an attorney. The two tied the knot on October 15, 1983. They live in New York City with their son Nicholas Musurca.
Erin Moriarty Net Worth
Moriarty has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned from her successful career as a news reporter, host, and correspondent.
Erin Moriarty Salary
Moriarty earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.
Throughout her journalism career, she has received several awards and honors. These include three Gracie Awards and nine Emmy Awards. In 2000 and 2003, she was honored with the Top 100 Award from Irish America magazine. In 1988, she won the Outstanding Consumer Media Service Award presented by the Consumer Federation of America.
Furthermore, she was part of the team coverage of the Newtown, Connecticut, elementary school shooting which earned CBS News a 2014 duPont-Columbia award. In 2019, she was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Alliance for Women in Media Foundation and her work was part of “CBS Sunday Morning”‘s 2015 Daytime Emmy Award.
Erin Moriarty CBS News
Moriarty works at CBS News where he works alongside other famous CBS News anchors, reporters, meteorologists, and sports anchors including;
- John Dickerson
- Seth Doane
- Tony Dokoupil
- Jericka Duncan
- Vladimir Duthiers
- Carter Evans
- Pamela Falk
- Major Garrett
- Jeff Glor
- Catherine Herridge
- Caitlin Huey-Burns
- Ramy Inocencio
- Dana Jacobson
- Gayle King
- Ian Lee
- Lilia Luciano
- Michelle Miller
- Ed O’Keefe
- Meg Oliver