Lee Cowan Bio, Wiki, Age, Wife, CBS News, Net Worth, Salary

Lee Cowan is an American Emmy award-winning correspondent/anchor at CBS News in Los Angeles serving for CBS Sunday Morning & CBS Evening News

Lee Cowan Biography

Lee Cowan is an American Emmy award-winning correspondent and anchor working for CBS News in Los Angeles. He serves as a substitute anchor for CBS Sunday Morning and National Correspondent for the CBS Evening News.

Lee Cowan Education

After graduating from high school and earning his High School Diploma, he had to further his education. He joined the University of Washington to pursue his career course. After completing his studies there, he obtained his degree in communications and speech communications in 1988.

Lee Cowan Career

Cowan is a substitute anchor and national correspondent for “CBS Sunday Morning. His reporting also appears on all CBS News broadcasts and platforms. During his tenure at CBS News, he has conducted interviews with a variety of news and entertainment personalities including tennis legend Billie Jean King, comedy great Carol Burnett, pop star Bruno Mars, and First Lady Michelle Obama. Cowan has also covered issues ranging from childhood hunger, the water crisis in the Navajo Nation, and the nation’s public defender system.

In addition to that, he covered the 2006 tsunami in Indonesia, the 2006 conflict in Beirut, the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, and the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. He has spent over two decades of his nearly 30-year career at CBS News spread over two periods.

Working as a national correspondent at NBC News, he reported for the “NBC Nightly News,” “Today” and MSNBC. During his working time there, he was assigned to cover the royal wedding of Prince William and Catherine Middleton, the crisis in Libya, the tsunami in Japan in 2011, and also the campaign and election of President Barack Obama.

Prior to that, he worked as a correspondent for CBS Newspath, CBS News’ 24-hour news service. He as well served as a researcher for CBS News’ “CBS News Nightwatch” and then for the “CBS Evening News” in Washington, D.C. His reporting career began in Cincinnati working for WLWT-TV. While there, he served the station as a reporter and anchor for local news.

Lee Cowan
Lee Cowan

Before working there, he served at WWMT-TV, in Kalamazoo, Michigan as an anchor and reporter. He also worked at KCOY-TV in Santa Maria, Calif as a weekend anchor. Prior to that, he served at KIEM-TV Eureka, Calif, NBC affiliate. During his working time there, he worked as a news director and anchor.

Lee Cowan Age

Cowan is 57 years old as of 2022. He was born on May 1, 1965, in Salt Lake City, Utah, United States. Cowan celebrates his birthday on the 1st of May every year.

Lee Cowan Height

Cowan stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 9 inches.

Lee Cowan Family

Cowan was born and raised in Salt Lake City, Utah, United States. He was brought up by his father Leland B. Cowan and his mother, Constance W. Cowan. His father is a surgical and radiation oncologist.

Lee Cowan Wife

Cowan is married to his better half, Molly Palmer. They tied the knot on April 14, 2012. Molly is a television associate producer. She was brought up by her father John Palmer, a television news correspondent,  and her mother, Nancy Doyle Palmer, a writer. The two share two children, a boy, Kevin Cowan, and a daughter, Harrison Leland Cowan. Kevin was born on December 23, 2016, and Leland on the other side was born on March 9, 2019. They reside in Santa Monica as a family of four.

Lee Cowan Net Worth

Cowan has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned from his successful career as a correspondent and anchor.

Lee Cowan Salary

Cowan earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.

Lee Cowan CBS News

Cowan works at CBS News where he works alongside other famous CBS News anchors, reporters, meteorologists, and sports anchors including;

  1. Norah O’Donnell
  2. Anthony Mason
  3. Enrique Acevedo
  4. Sharyn Alfonsi
  5. Serena Altschul
  6. Jim Axelrod
  7. Nikki Battiste
  8. David Begnaud
  9. Manuel Bojorquez
  10. Rita Braver
  11. Nancy Chen
  12. Nancy Cordes
  13. Robert Costa
  14. Jan Crawford
  15. Charlie D’Agata
  16. Adriana Diaz
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