Mark Phillips Biography
Mark Phillips is a Canadian Emmy award-winning correspondent and reporter working for CBS News. He joined the network in 1982 as a reporter for the network’s London bureau and covered events throughout Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.
Mark Phillips Education
After graduating from high school and earning his Diploma in General Education, he had to further his education. He joined McGill University where he graduated with a degree in social sciences and humanities in 1970. In the early 1970s, Phillips also attended the Graduate School of Public Communications at Boston University.
Mark Phillips Career
Phillips serves CBS News as a senior foreign correspondent based in the London Bureau. While at CBS News, he has covered every major international story of the past thirty-five years including conflicts in Europe, Africa, and the Middle East. In addition to that, he has covered a wide range of stories from environmental, economic, and social issues. He regularly reported on international sporting events, including nine Olympic Games. Prior to joining the CBS News team, worked for (CBC) Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. During his time there, he was based in London working as a foreign correspondent. Before that, he was the CBC’s Parliament correspondent, based in Ottawa.
From 1988 to 1993, he was based in the CBS News Washington Bureau before his London posting. While there, he covered consumer affairs issues, transportation safety, the State Department, as well as politics. Before that, he was based in the CBS News Rome bureau from 1986 to 1988. In the course of his time there, he reported on the stories in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia, the Soviet occupation of Afghanistan, and also the Vatican and Pope John Paul II along with the Iran-Iraq war.
His career also took him to Moscow. From 1984 to 1986 he was assigned to the CBS News Moscow bureau. During his working time there, he covered three Soviet leaders; Mikhail Gorbachev, Konstantin Chernenko, and Yuri Andropov. In 1982, he was hired by CBS News as a reporter based in London. During Britain’s conflict with Argentina, Phillips was the first non-British correspondent to report from the Falkland Islands among many international assignments.
Mark Phillips Age
Phillips is 74 years old as of 2022. He was born in 1948 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Phillips likes to keep his personal life private hence has not yet disclosed the month he was born. It is therefore not known when he celebrates his birthday.
Mark Phillips Height
Phillips stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 8 inches.
Mark Phillips Family
Phillips was born and raised in Montreal, Quebec, Canada to supportive parents. He has managed to keep his personal life away from the limelight hence he has not disclosed any information about his parents. It is also not known if he has any siblings.
Mark Phillips Wife
Phillips is married to his better half but he has not disclosed her name to the public. The two have four children and currently lives in London, England.
Mark Phillips Net Worth
Phillips has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned from his successful career as a correspondent.
Mark Phillips Salary
Phillips earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.
His work has been recognized over the years with several awards and honors. These awards include an Edward R Murrow Award from the Radio-Television News Directors Association, Emmy awards, and a citation from the Society of Environmental Journalists for his work on climate change.
Mark Phillips CBS News
Phillips works at CBS News where he works alongside other famous CBS News anchors, reporters, meteorologists, and sports anchors including;