Garrett Haake Biography
Garrett Haake is an American two-time Emmy award-winning Senior Capitol Hill Correspondent working for NBC News. His career began in 2008 as a desk assistant at NBC Nightly News.
Garrett Haake Education
He attended Klein High School where he earned his Diploma in General Education in 2003. From there, he had to further his education. He joined Southern Methodist University to pursue his career course. After completing his studies there, he graduated with his Bachelor’s degree in Journalism.
Garrett Haake Career
Haake is a Senior Capitol Hill Correspondent at NBC News. Previously he worked as a Washington Correspondent for MSNBC. Prior to joining the MSNBC team in May 2017, he worked for KSHB-TV in Kansas City, Missouri. During his working time there, he served as a reporter and fill-in anchor. He has covered everything from crime, weather, scandal, and politics throughout his career. He traveled to Kandahar in the fall of 2014. While there, he reported and shot an hour-long documentary about the end of the United States’ involvement in the war in Afghanistan.
Prior to joining the KSHB-TV News team, he was an embedded reporter on the 2012 presidential campaign for NBC News. He also reported from roughly 36 states and covered the Mitt Romney presidential campaign, in 2012 for 18 months. On May 31, 2020, he reported from Washington, D.C. during protests near the White House caused by the death of George Floyd. Haake says, “Celebrating your small wins will help you stay motivated through your journey. Plus, celebrating is always super fun. Maybe you break your goal down into 10 small-sized goals with tasks that get you on track to achieve them.”
Garrett Haake Age
Haake is 37 years old as of 2022. He was born on April 14, 1985, in Colorado, United States. Haake celebrates his birthday on April 14 every year.
Garrett Haake Height
Haake stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 11 inches.
Garrett Haake Family
Haake was born and raised in Colorado, United States. He was brought up by her mother Marylou Haake, and his father along with his siblings, Jack Haake and Rusty Haake.
Garrett Haake Wife
Haake is married to his better half Allison Harris Haake who is a White House Correspondent for News nation Now. On June 28, Haake and his wife welcomed their daughter Lane Loree. They nickname her Lanie. She was born at 10:16 p.m., weighing six pounds, 9 oz. and measuring 18 and 3/4 inches long. Lane was named after her mom and grandmother, both of whom share the middle name, Loree. Haake said, when she was born, the doctor was struck by her blonde hair, as is everyone else she meets. A few hours after her birth, Lanie had some trouble breathing and she was closely monitored by the medical team. “She spent a few days under the expert watch of the Special Care Nursery at Sibley Memorial Hospital in Washington, to whom her parents will be eternally grateful, before coming home on Saturday,” Haake said. The family resides in Washington D.C.
On July 4, 2022, he wrote on his Instagram page, “Tuesday’s biggest bombshell surprise wasn’t on Capitol Hill, but in our family, when Lane Loree Haake arrived in dramatic fashion, weeks early, to the delight of her parents. Lanie gave us a scare at first, and spent her first few days under the loving watch of the Sibley Special Care Nursery, working on her breathing, and charming everyone who met her with her blonde hair & sugary-sweet attitude. I’m so grateful to the Hospital staff, and especially to Allison for her heroic labor & delivery, and her love and patience now as a mom. Welcome, Lanie. Your dad loves you so, so much.
Garrett Haake Net Worth
Haake has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned from his successful career as a Correspondent.
Garrett Haake Salary
Haake earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.
His great work has been seen and he has received several awards and honors. He has won two regional Emmy awards for environmental and documentary reporting.
Haake’s Ex-Wife Sara Murray
Haake was previously married to Sara Murray who is an American journalist, working as a political correspondent for CNN. They met each other in Iowa, covering Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign. Haake proposed over Thanksgiving 2015, at dinner with Murray’s family in her Michigan hometown. The two married in Austin, Texas, and resides in Washington, D.C. Sara was born on March 31, 1985, and raised in Mount Pleasant, Michigan. She is 37 years old as of 2022. Sara is a graduate of the University of Maryland.
After college graduation, she moved to New York City to work for the Wall Street Journal. During her time there, she covered the 2008 financial crisis and Mitt Romney’s 2012 presidential campaign. After that job, she later served as the anchor for their digital network. In 2015, she accepted a position with CNN as a political correspondent where she covered Republican candidates in the 2016 and 2020 presidential campaigns.
Garrett Haake NBC News
Haake works at NBC News where he works alongside other famous NBC News anchors, reporters, meteorologists, and sports anchors including;
- Chuck Todd
- Hoda Kotb
- Al Roker
- Carson Daly
- Lester Holt
- Seth Meyers
- Lilly Singh
- Peter Alexander
- Somara Theodore
- Jose Diaz-Balart
- Kate Snow
- Andrea Mitchell
- Kelly O’Donnell
- Mike Memoli
- Marianna Sotomayor
- Geoff Bennett
- Josh Lederman
- Morgan Radford