Lana Zak Biography
Lana Zak is an American Emmy-Award-Winning Anchor/Reporter/Correspondent working for CBS News in New York. She joined the network in January 2020 as a News Anchor.
Lana Zak Education
Zak attended Bettendorf High School. She is a proud graduate of the University of Iowa where she was a Fulbright and Truman Scholar. There, she obtained a Bachelor of Arts Degree in political science, journalism, and mass communications. While there, she was also serving as the student body president. Later on, she went on to join Havard University where she obtained a Master’s Degree in public policy, with a concentration in international security and political economy
Lana Zak Career
Zak works with CBS News where she serves the station as an Evening Anchor and Principal Weekend Anchor for CBS Streaming Network. This is CBS News’ premier 24/7 anchored streaming news service. She happens to be a multiple Emmy, Peabody, DuPont, Frontpage, and Edward R. Murrow Awarded journalist.
While working for CBS News, she has anchored major breaking news stories which include the passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg and the results of the 2020 election. Asides from this, she regularly interviews key political decision-makers such as New York City mayoral candidate Andrew Yang. Asides from this, she has interviewed Sen. Lindsey Graham and Interior Secretary Nominee Deb Haaland.
Prior to the run-off election in Georgia, then-Senate candidate Jon Ossoff pledged to Lana that no matter the outcome, he would “accept the election results.” Later on, after the January 6th assault, on the U.S.Capitol, House Whip James Clyburn made headlines when he told Lana he believed the assault was an “inside job.”
Prior to joining the CBS News team, she was working for ABC News where she was a member of the White House Press Corps. When she was a Washington Correspondent she covered the Trump and Obama administrations, Supreme Court, and Obama administrations. During the 2016’s presidential campaign, she reported from every battleground state leading to the election.
She kick-started her career working as an anchor producer for Diane Sawyer for ABC News. She then rose to coordinat9ing producer for ABC News Special Units. Asides from that, she has appeared on every platform including broadcast, radio, print, and digital. During her time producing for Bob Woodruff, she became the first female in history to climb the barrels of the iconic George Washington Bridge. In the course of her career, she has traveled to Spain, the U.S., and Korea. Asides from this she has traveled all seven continents and is now living in New York.
Lana Zak Age
Zak is 43 years old as of 2022. She was born on the 29th of December 1979 in Bettendorf, Iowa. Zak celebrates his/her birthday on the 29th of December every year.
Lana Zak Height
She stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 6 inches
Lana Zak Family
Zak was born and raised in Iowa, United States to her loving and caring parents, Jane Michong, mother, and Zak, father. Her mother is of Korean decency and is a Buddhist whereas her father is of Polish Decency and Roman Catholic decency. Previously, she also lived in Korea. She manages to keep more information regarding her family away from the limelight. We will update this information once more information is available to the public.
Lana Zak Husband
Zak is married to her husband, Seth Andrew who happens to be a serial social entrepreneur. He is also a CEO and leads Democracy Builders. Asides from this, he is a member of the founding team of degrees of freedom ad founder as well as the CEO of Democracy Builders.
She and her husband met during a summer debate program in Chicago at Northwestern University. At this time, the duo was about to join the senior of high school. The duo dated after high school and tied the knot on the 21st of August 2004 in Par, Rhode Island. Together with her husband, the duo are proud parents to their twin daughters and son.
Lana Zak Net Worth
Zak has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned from her successful career as an Anchor/Reporter/Correspondent.
Lana Zak Salary
Zak earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.
Lana Zak CBS News
Zak 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
- Erin Moriarty
- Ed O’Keefe
- Meg Oliver