Serena Altschul Biography
Serena Altschul is an American host, correspondent, reporter, anchor, and producer working for CBS News. She joined the station in December 2003 and is a broadcast journalist, known for her work at MTV News and CBS.
Serena Altschul Education
After attending high school and earning her High School Diploma, she had to further her education. She joined Scripps College in Claremont, California for a few years. While there, she studied English literature but did not graduate. In addition to that, she was the associate producer of The Last Party, a political documentary while in college in 1993.
Serena Altschul Career
She joined CBS News as a contributing correspondent. Since 2013, she has served as a contributor for CBS Sunday Morning. Prior to that, she worked for CNN from 2002 to 2003 as a New York-based correspondent. While there, she hosted and produced a one-hour “CNN Presents” special on the return of PCP and contributed to “NewsNight With Aaron Brown.” She also worked as a reporter and anchor at Channel One News for two years.
Her journalism career landed her a chance to work for MTV in 1987. She joined the MTV News team in 1996 as a contributor to the cable network’s “Choose or Lose” political awareness campaign where she served as a producer and reporter. During her time there, she covered a wide variety of hard news and popular culture stories for MTV including profiles of musical legends and political leaders.
In addition to that, she created, produced, and hosted “Breaking it Down,” an MTV documentary series. It is an hour-long, single-topic special that ran for four years (1999-2002). The series focused on issues such as the effects of the drug trade, homeless teenagers, and gang violence. Furthermore, hosted two acclaimed editions of MTV’s “True Life” series, one on the murder of Matthew Shepard, an openly gay student at the University of Wyoming, and the other one on heroin abuse among affluent Dallas teenagers. She also contributed to an edition of the CBS News magazine “48 Hours” on the increasing use and abuse of Oxycontin in December 2001. Prior to that, she worked for Channel One News as a reporter. Channel One News is seen in high schools nationwide. Furthermore, she produced a documentary on the 1992 presidential election, while in college, “The Last Party.”
Serena Altschul Age
Altschul is 52 years old as of 2022. She was born on October 13, 1970, in New York City, United States. Altschul celebrates her birthday on the 13th of October every year.
Serena Altschul Height
Altschul stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 6 inches.
Serena Altschul Family
Altschul was born and raised in New York City, United States to her parents, Siri von Reis and Arthur Altschul. Siri is an author and botanist while Arthur is a member of the Lehman banking family. Her father is of Jewish ancestry and her mother is of half-Finnish and half-Swedish ancestry. Her parents divorced when she was two-year-old and her siblings were raised by their mother.
She was raised along with her four siblings, her brother, Arthur Goodhart Altschul Jr., was married to Rula Jebreal, a journalist. Her sister, Emily Altschul, is married to John Miller who is a former journalist and NYPD Deputy Commissioner. Furthermore, she has two half-brothers, Stephen Altschul and Charles Altschul from her father’s previous marriage. She also has a step-brother, Whitney Sudler-Smith, from her father’s later marriage to reality television series personality Patricia Dey.
Serena Altschul Husband
Altschul lives in New York. She is very private about her personal life therefore it is not known if she is in any relationship. There are also no rumors of her being in any past relationship with anyone
Serena Altschul Net Worth
Altschul has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned from her successful career as a host, reporter, and producer.
Serena Altschul Salary
Altschul earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.
She has received several awards and honors throughout her journalism career for her great work. In 2007, she won an Edward R. Murrow Award for her sports reporting.
Serena Altschul CBS News
Altschul 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
- Jim Axelrod
- Nikki Battiste
- David Begnaud
- Manuel Bojorquez
- Rita Braver
- Nancy Chen
- Nancy Cordes
- Robert Costa
- Lee Cowan
- Jan Crawford
- Charlie D’Agata
- Adriana Diaz