Jan Crawford Biography
Jan Crawford is an American correspondent, author, and attorney working for CBS News. She joined the station in October 2009 and serving political correspondent and chief legal correspondent for CBS News.
Jan Crawford Education
She attended Albert P. Brewer High School where she graduated with his High School Diploma in General Education. From there, she joined the University of Alabama and graduated in 1987. She also attended the University of Chicago Law School and graduated in 1993. Crawford has taught journalism at American University and is a member of the New York Bar. She frequently speaks about law schools, Court universities, civic groups, and legal organizations across the country.
Jan Crawford Career
Crawford is a political correspondent and chief legal correspondent at CBS News. She regularly appears on the CBS Evening News, CBS News Sunday Morning, CBS This Morning, and Face the Nation. During the 2012 Presidential Elections, she led the CBS News coverage. From 2005 to 2006, she served as a regular contributor.
In 1994, she started covering the Court for the Chicago Tribune. During her time there, she worked her way up and became the law and political correspondent for all ABC News programs, and a Supreme Court analyst for The NewsHour With Jim Lehrer on PBS. In addition to that, she was a legal analyst for CBS News’ “CBS Evening News” and “Face the Nation.” Crawford has reported on most of the major judicial appointments and confirmation hearings of the past 15 years. She also amassed crucial sources in Congress along the way, the Justice Department, and the White House.
Crawford was granted his first network television interview by Chief Justice John Roberts. It was one of the rare interviews she was able to obtain with a total of five of the Court’s current members, as well as retired Justice Sandra Day O’Connor. In addition to that, she sat with Justice John Paul Stevens, a then-86-year-old in his first television interview, as well as Justices Clarence Thomas, Stephen Breyer, and Antonin Scalia.
She covered the Bush Administration’s legal war on terror and her exclusive reports on controversial interrogation techniques used for terror suspects in depth. The coverage received wide acclaim and has been credited with being a catalyst for congressional hearings. She was later named one of Washington’s top journalists by Washingtonian Magazine. His journalism career began in 1987 at the Tribune, joining the legal affairs beat in 1993. This began upon his college graduation.
Jan Crawford Age
Crawford is 57 years old as of 2022. She was born in 1965 in Baileyton, Alabama, United States. She has not yet disclosed the month she was born. It is therefore not known when she celebrates her birthday.
Jan Crawford Height
Crawford stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 5 inches.
Jan Crawford Family
Crawford was born and raised in Baileyton, Alabama, United States. 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.
Jan Crawford Husband
She is married to her better half Douglas Greenburg. Douglas attended the University of Chicago Law School where he graduated in 1993. The couple shares four children. They reside in Washington D.C.
Jan Crawford Net Worth
Crawford has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned from her successful career as a correspondent, author, and attorney.
Jan Crawford Salary
Crawford earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.
In 2001, the newspaper awarded her its highest award for her role on a team of reporters covering the presidential election of 2000, and the legal battles over the White House. In addition to that, she won the same prize for her 13-part series on the post-civil rights South, a project that brought her back to her native Alabama.
In addition to her journalism career, Crawford is an author. She is a New York Times bestselling author of Supreme Conflict: The Inside Story of the Struggle for Control of the United States Supreme Court. Furthermore, she is a member of the New York State Bar Association.
Jan Crawford CBS News
Crawford works at CBS News where she 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
- Charlie D’Agata
- Adriana Diaz