Irin Carmon Biography
Irin Carmon is an Israeli-American journalist and commentator working as a senior correspondent at New York magazine and a CNN contributor. Previously, Carmon worked at MSNBC as a national reporter covering women, politics, and culture for the website and on air.
Carmon is co-author of Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg. She was named one of Forbes’ “30 under 30” in media in 2011 and was featured in New York Magazine as a face of young feminism. In November 2011, Carmon received the Sidney award from The Sidney Hillman Foundation recognizing her reporting on the Mississippi Personhood Initiative for Salon. Mediaite named her among four in its award for Best TV pundit of 2014.
Irin Carmon Education
Carmon attended Waldorf School of Garden City where she graduated in 2001. She then attended Harvard College and graduated with an AB in Literature, magna cum laude in 2005. While still at Harvard College, Carmon wrote for The Harvard Crimson and Let’s Go (book series). Her senior thesis was titled, “Genealogies of Catastrophe: Yehuda Amichai’s Lo Me’Achshav, Lo Me’kan, and Ricardo Piglia’s Respiracion Artificial.”
Irin Carmon Career
From 2006 to 2009, Carmon was a media reporter for the fashion-industry trade journal Women’s Wear Daily. She was as well a Jezebel staff writer from 2009 to 2011. From 2011 to 2013, she was a staff writer for Salon. Her Salon coverage of Eden Foods drew attention to the organic food company’s lawsuit against the contraception mandate of the Affordable Care Act.
Her piece was used in an Appeals Court ruling as evidence against Eden Foods’ claim of a religious freedom motive. In October 2012, she and Jezebel founder Anna Holmes started the trending #sorryfeminists hashtag that mocked negative stereotypes of feminists.
Later on, in June 2013 she was hired full-time by MSNBC where she has written for MSNBC.com and contributed to the shows The Reid Report, Melissa Harris-Perry, and All In with Chris Hayes. In 2014, Mediaite named her in a four-way tie among the “Best TV Pundits” of 2014 for bringing “a comprehensive understanding to women’s health and justice issues that go beyond the usual talking points.” The book was released in October 2015 and debuted at #7 on the New York Times Best Seller list. In February 2015, she conducted an exclusive interview for MSNBC with Ruth Bader Ginsburg for The Rachel Maddow Show.
In 2017, she teamed up with the Washington Post and reporter Amy Brittain to break the news of sexual harassment and assault allegations against Charlie Rose, as well as CBS’s knowledge of his conduct. The work won a 2018 Mirror Award from the Newhouse School at Syracuse University.
Irin Carmon RBG
In January 2015, the New York Magazine reported that Carmon would be co-authoring the biography Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg with Shana Knizhnik, the creator of the Notorious RBG blog.
Irin Carmon CNN
Carmon joined CNN on November 14, 2018, as a contributor. The news of her joining CNN was not formally announced by the network but was revealed in CNN anchor Brian Stelter’s Tuesday evening newsletter. Carmon herself confirmed the news and tweeted out her thanks to Stelter shortly after TheWrap contacted CNN to request a statement. “Thanks for the shoutout, @brianstelter,” she said. “Thrilled to officially be a @cnn contributor.”
Irin Carmon Age / How old is Irin Carmon?
Carmon was born in Israel but grew up on Long Island. She likes to keep her personal life private hence has not yet disclosed the year and month she was born. It is therefore not known when she celebrates her birthday.
Irin Carmon Height
Carmon stands at a height of approximately 5 feet 5 inches (1.65 m).
Irin Carmon Family
Carmon 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 Carmon has any siblings.
Irin Carmon Husband / Irin Carmon Wedding
Carmon is married to Ari Richter since September 2017. Her husband is an artist and professor. Their wedding ceremony took place at the Waterfront Museum in New York City.
Irin Carmon Salary
Carmon earns an annual salary ranging from $40,000 – $ 110,500.
Irin Carmon Net Worth
Carmon has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through being a political commentator, television personality, and journalist.
Irin Carmon Awards
In November 2011, she received the Sidney award from The Sidney Hillman Foundation recognizing her reporting on the Mississippi Personhood Initiative for Salon. In 2014, Mediaite named her among four in its award for Best TV pundit of 2014.
Irin Carmon CNN
Carmon works at CNN where she works alongside other famous CNN anchors, reporters, meteorologists, and sports anchors including;
- Roland Martin
- Sara Sidner
- Erin Mclaughlin
- Alex Marquardt
- Jean Casarez
- Dylan Byers
- Katrina Pierson
- Natasha Curry
- Christi Paul
- Bob Van Dillen
- Reynolds Wolf
- Kirsten Powers
- Midwin Charles
- Anderson Cooper
- Jason Carroll
- Josh Campbell
- Ryan Browne
- Pamela Brown
- Gloria Borger
The table below answers some of the frequently asked questions about Carmon.
|Who is Carmon?||She is an Israeli-American journalist and commentator|
|Height||5 feet 5 inches (1.65 m)|
|Salary||$40,000 – $ 110,500|
|Net Worth||$1 Million – $5 Million|